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Inspection report

Date of Inspection: 21 January 2011
Date of Publication: 29 March 2011
Inspection Report published 29 March 2011 PDF | 94.71 KB

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People should be cared for in a clean environment and protected from the risk of infection (outcome 8)

Meeting this standard

We checked that people who use this service

  • Providers of services comply with the requirements of regulation 12, with regard to the Code of Practice for health and adult social care on the prevention and control of infections and related guidance.

How this check was done

We reviewed all the information we hold about this provider, carried out a visit on 21/01/2011, observed how people were being cared for, talked to staff and talked to people who use services.

Our judgement

• Overall, we found that Ashleigh House was meeting this essential standard.

User experience

People who used the service said that the facilities were always kept clean and tidy. One person said, "I help to keep my room tidy and help staff with the washing up in the kitchen, I like to keep busy".

Other evidence

The provider said that the location fully complies with regulation 12 with regard to the Code of Practice for Health and adult care on the prevention and control of infections and related guidance. There is a nominated responsible employee who was being trained in all aspects of cleanliness and infection control, and this training would be completed by 8 February 2011.

During the site visit we saw that all parts of the building were very clean, tidy and fresh.