A CARE home in Collins Green has been praised by inspectors following a coronavirus assessment.

Rosevilla Residential Home, located on Penkford Lane in Collins Green, was visited by inspectors towards the end of October, with a report of their findings being published this month.

Representatives from the Care Quality Commission scrutinised Covid-19 prevention controls at the home in a targeted inspection.

Care home operators were pleased to hear that Rosevilla, which was rated ‘good’ overall in its previous CQC inspection, had passed the visit with flying colours.

The residential home provides accommodation and personal care for up to 42 older people and people living with dementia.

Accommodation is in single rooms, with communal facilities including bathrooms, lounges, dining rooms and an accessible garden area.

In their report, inspectors said: “The service accessed Covid-19 testing in accordance with the relevant guidance.

“Managers worked effectively with other staff to ensure they followed correct infection prevention and control procedures, were provided with current guidance and ensured staff completed training.

“Well stocked and clearly signed personal protective equipment stations were located around the home.

“Staff were observed using correct PPE when carrying out their duties and observed social distancing while supporting people.”

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Inspectors also noted how home residents were supported in terms of their wellbeing through regular one-to-one contact with staff.

They were also supported when contacting family and friends.

Rosevilla recently bought a large interactive television with an additional camera to boost interaction with family at a time when visiting is limited at best.

The technology was bought with the direct intention of allowing residents to exchange messages and videos with loved ones whenever they wished to do so.