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Inspection report

Date of Inspection: 22, 23 June 2011
Date of Publication: 27 July 2011
Inspection Report published 27 July 2011 PDF | 75.82 KB

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

We reviewed all the information we hold about this provider, carried out a visit on 22/06/2011, 23/06/2011, checked the provider's records, observed how people were being cared for, looked at records of people who use services, talked to staff and talked to people who use services.

Our judgement

People who use the service are protected from the risk of abuse.

User experience

People who use the service told us that they are treated with dignity and respect. They reported that they feel safe at the home.

Other evidence

Staff members have received training on safeguarding adults and the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS). Staff were aware of the action they should take if they suspect someone is being abused.

The acting manager stated that none of the people who were using the service at the time of our visit were subject to a DoLS authorisation. She reported that she had discussed potential applications with the DoLS team but that they were not felt to be necessary.