The Rossendale Nursing Home, located on Woodlands Road in Ansdell has been judged as ‘Requires Improvement’ in their latest CQC Inspection Report.  This home is run by M and C Taylforth Properties Limited, with Mrs Caroline Taylforth being the registered manager.  Out of the key questions of the inspection, asking whether the home is safe, effective, and well-led; the nursing home was found to be requiring improvement in all three.

The report states that: ‘The inspection was prompted by notification of a specific incident. Following which a person using the service died. This incident is subject to a criminal investigation. As a result, this inspection did not examine the circumstances of the incident.’

The report continues: ‘The provider had implemented new systems to enhance oversight of everyone’s safety and wellbeing. However, not all care records fully guided staff, incidents were not continuously reviewed and policies were not all updated to reflect newly implemented procedures.’

The full report, which was published on 21st January 2020, can be found at

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