CQC inspection reveals Blair House requires improvement (Southport) December 22nd, 2015 Tom Latest News Shares Comments This unannounced inspection of Blair House Care Home took place on 21 September 2015. Blair House provides nursing and personal care for people who have mental health needs. It is registered to provide 41 places. The home is a large detached property set in a residential setting fairly close to Southport Town Centre. A registered manager was not in post. A manager had been appointed and commenced in post and they had applied to the Care Quality Commission (CQC) as the registered manager and this application was in process. A registered manager is a person who has registered with the CQC to manage the service. Like registered providers, they are ‘registered persons’. Registered person’s legal responsibility for meeting the requirements Health and Social Care Act 2008 and associated Regulations about how the service is run. People living at Blair House told us they felt the home was a safe place to live. Staff we spoke with had a good understanding of safeguarding and how to report concerns and policies were in place to guide staff. There were processes in place to maintain the safety of the building and equipment within it, such as risks assessments and servicing of equipment. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!