Summary of report contentHealthwatch Warrington conducted an Enter and View on Meadowview Care Home, a residential care home in Warrington which caters for up to 41 residents, aiming to create a safe, caring environment for residents to enjoy their lives to the fullest extent possible, whilst benefitting from high standards of professional care. The care home also provides specialist EMI care and specifically focuses on providing dementia friendly surroundings. The visit was conducted on 29th September 2017. The report covers the décor and facilities, the activities on offer, food and refreshments, cleanliness and medication management, administration and admission, staffing and staff training, smoking, privacy and dignity and encouraging positive and respectful attitudes. Overall, Healthwatch Warrington felt that the home had a friendly atmosphere. The report includes 3 recommendations about visibility and accessibility, refurbishment and publicize their experience with the electronic prescribing system. It also includes a response from the provider which indicated that the recommendations have been taken on board and will be implemented.
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Enter and view: Meadowview Care Home, Warrington
Date of publication
Wednesday, 22 November, 2017
Date evidence capture began
Friday, 29 September, 2017
Date evidence capture finished
Friday, 29 September, 2017
Type of report
Enter and view
Building and facilities
Car parking access
Cleanliness hygiene and infection control
Communication between staff and patients
Food and nutrition
Health and safety
Quality of care
Quality of catering
Quality of staffing
Other information of note about this report
Healthwatch reference number
Was the work undertaken at the request of another organisation?
Primary research method used
How was the information collected?
Visit to provider
If an Enter and View methodology was applied, was the visit announced or unannounced?
Types of disabilities
Long term condition
Types of long term conditions
Alzheimer’s disease or dementia
Number of people who shared their views
All people 18 and over
Does the information include public's views?
Does the information include carer's, friend's or relative's views?
Does the information include staff's views?
Types of health and care professionals engaged
Does the information include other people's views?
What was the main sentiment of the people who shared their views?
Were recommendations made by local Healthwatch in the report?
Does the information contain a response from a provider?
Yes action has been taken or promised
Is there evidence of impact in the report?
Is there evidence of impact external to the report?
What type of impact was determined?
Tangible impact (not cost related)