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Date of Inspection: 11, 13 April 2011
Date of Publication: 17 June 2011
Inspection Report published 17 June 2011 PDF

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People should be safe from harm from unsafe or unsuitable equipment (outcome 11)

Meeting this standard

We checked that people who use this service

  • Are not at risk of harm from unsafe or unsuitable equipment (medical and non-medical equipment, furnishings or fittings).
  • Benefit from equipment that is comfortable and meets their needs.

How this check was done

Our judgement

The home is equipped with suitable aids and adaptations to meet peoples needs.

User experience

One person observed during our visit was unable to talk with us. This person was being cared for in bed. They appeared to be comfortable and well cared for. Suitable equipment was being used to support their physical and health care needs.

Other evidence

Accommodation is provided over two floors, a passenger lift is available so that people can access the 1st floor easily. Doorways and corridors are wide and can also easily accommodate wheelchair access.

Appropriate aids and adaptations are provided to promote peoples independence and assist in meeting their physical needs. This includes assisted bathing, ceiling tracking hoist, wheelchairs, hand rails, profiling beds and pressure mattresses.

Where additional support or assessment is required, arrangements are made for the person to be seen by relevant health care specialists.