Unannounced inspection of Birch Abbey care home Southport reveals improvement is required September 14th, 2015 jmr jmr Latest News Shares Comments The inspection took place on 16 and 17 June 2015 and was unannounced. Birch Abbey is a care home providing personal and nursing care. It can accommodate up to 60 older people. The home specialises in caring for people with dementia. The accommodation is purpose built and planned over four floors. A passenger lift provides to access all areas of the home. Single bedrooms with ensuite facilities are provided over three floors. There is a large secure garden area at the side and rear of the home and parking facilities at the front of the building. It is located in a residential area close to Southport town centre. There were 48 people living in the home at the time of our inspection. The provider also provides support in people’s own homes. One person currently receives this support. A registered manager was in post. ‘A registered manager is a person who has registered with the Care Quality Commission to manage the service. Like registered providers, they are ‘registered persons’. Registered persons have legal responsibility for meeting the requirements in the Health and Social Care Act 2008 and associated Regulations about how the service is run.’ A full Care Quality Commission report can be found here 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!