Enter and View: Jah Jireh Charity Homes, Blackpool

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Summary of report content

Jah-Jireh charity homes is a large care home which can accommodate up to thirty-three residents and provides nursing, respite and residential support for people based on a model of spirituality and family. The home supports people as they get older and also support them in their end of life care. The visit was arranged as part of Healthwatch Blackpool’s enter and view schedule and was conducted on 23rd August 2016 where 9 residents and 3 family members participated and offered their views. Observation by the enter and view representatives reported that: In general, the residents at the home seemed happy with the majority having no issues with it being reported that there was a strong sense of community within the home. A number of recommendations were made including choice of food and also current legislations around the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS). The service provider did not provided a response to the report or recommendations.

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General details

Report title 
Enter and View: Jah Jireh Charity Homes, Blackpool
Local Healthwatch 
Healthwatch Blackpool
Date of publication 
Tuesday, 23 August, 2016
Date evidence capture began 
Tuesday, 23 August, 2016
Date evidence capture finished 
Tuesday, 23 August, 2016
Type of report 
Enter and view
Key themes 
Building and facilities
Communication between staff and patients
Decor
Food and nutrition
Health and safety
Quality of care
Quality of catering
Quality of staffing
Staff attitudes
Staff levels
Other information of note about this report 
Meaningful Activities
Activity Coordinator
Activities
Healthwatch reference number 
Rep-0990

Methodology and approach

Was the work undertaken at the request of another organisation? 
No
Primary research method used 
Observation
How was the information collected? 
Visit to provider
If an Enter and View methodology was applied, was the visit announced or unannounced? 
Announced

Details of health and care services included in the report

Secondary care services 
Care of the elderly
Social care services 
Residential care home

Details of people who shared their views

Number of people who shared their views 
12
Age group 
All people 18 and over
Gender 
All
Ethnicity 
All
Sexual orientation 
NA
Does the information include public's views? 
Yes
Does the information include carer's, friend's or relative's views? 
Yes
Does the information include staff's views? 
No
Does the information include other people's views? 
No
What was the main sentiment of the people who shared their views? 
Positive

Outcomes and impact

Were recommendations made by local Healthwatch in the report? 
Yes
Does the information contain a response from a provider? 
No
Is there evidence of impact in the report? 
No
Is there evidence of impact external to the report? 
No

Network Impact
Relationships that exist locally, regionally, nationally have benefited from the work undertaken in the report
 
Implied Impact
Where it is implied that change may occur in the future as a result of Healthwatch work. This can be implied in a provider  response, press release or other source. Implied impact can become tangible impact once change has occurred.
 
Tangible Impact
There is evidence of change that can be directly attributed to Healthwatch work undertaken in the report.