Inspection finds failings at Horbury care home

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A care home has been told to take immediate action after inspectors found it was failing to provide adequate care for its elderly residents.

A report into Jenkin House Residential Home, in Horbury, was released by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) today.

It states that residents were not always treated with respect and that care plans were not always followed.

Inspectors also highlighted issued with cleanliness after dead insects were found in a bath and some parts of the home smelt strongly of urine.

Antony Robinson, care home owner, said he was working alongside Wakefield Council and the CQC to rectify the problems immediately.

He also added that Jenkin House had a good reputation for care spanning back 25 years.