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Yewtree Care Limited t/a Yewtree Nursing Home Requires improvement

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Inspection report

Date of Inspection: 5 September 2012
Date of Publication: 1 October 2012
Inspection Report published 1 October 2012 PDF

People should be protected from abuse and staff should respect their human rights (outcome 7)

Meeting this standard

We checked that people who use this service

  • Are protected from abuse, or the risk of abuse, and their human rights are respected and upheld.

How this check was done

Our judgement

People who use the service were protected from the risk of abuse, because the provider had taken reasonable steps to identify the possibility of abuse and prevent abuse from happening.

The provider was meeting this standard.

User experience

We spoke with people in the home however many of the people that lived at Yewtrees were unable to tell us about their care experiences.

We spoke to relatives and a social work professional to gather evidence of peoples safety in the home.

Other evidence

People who use the service were protected from the risk of abuse, because the provider had taken reasonable steps to identify the possibility of abuse and prevent abuse from happening.

We were told that there was training in place for safeguarding adults. We were shown evidence of this training.

We saw that up to date policies and procedures were available in the home for staff to consult.

Staff demonstrated an awareness of safeguarding adults' policies and procedures. We were told all incidents would be reported promptly to West Sussex adult services and to the Commission. There had not been any recent allegations reported.

The relatives and social work professional spoken with felt people were safe in the home. The social work professional told us that the staff was very open and transparent.