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Inspection report

Date of Inspection: 15 February 2011
Date of Publication: 4 March 2011
Inspection Report published 4 March 2011 PDF

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There should be enough members of staff to keep people safe and meet their health and welfare needs (outcome 13)

Meeting this standard

We checked that people who use this service

  • Are safe and their health and welfare needs are met by sufficient numbers of appropriate staff.

How this check was done

Our judgement

We found people who use services should be safe and have their health and welfare needs met by sufficient numbers of appropriate staff. No gaps in assurance or areas of concern were identified during the assessment of this outcome for this location.

User experience

It was not possible to gain the direct views of people who use the service for this outcome.

Other evidence

The provider declared compliance with this outcome at this location at registration with CQC October 2010.

As part of the assessment of this location the provider submitted a 'provider compliance assessment' record for this outcome. The hospital set out information, which explained how this outcome was being met, with references to supporting evidence. For example, it was explained that staffing levels are reviewed regularly and take into account national guidelines where these are available. The hospital stated that it has a "low turnover of staff hence substantive staff have a good knowledge of the hospital and its workings".

We have no information that suggests there are areas of non compliance with this outcome.