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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 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

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

One person said, "All the equipment here is brand new, so everything works well".

Other evidence

The provider said that all equipment was safe to be used and suitable for its stated purpose. The necessary equipment was provided to support people who use services in their day to day living, and that this supports and promotes each person’s independence. Equipment was maintained and used correctly by always following the specifications and manufacture’s instructions, and expert advice, such as: occupational therapists or physiotherapists.

A ramp was being built to the rear of the building to enable the location to accommodate someone who uses a wheelchair to allow them to access the rear gardens.