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Inspection report

Date of Inspection: 17 May 2011
Date of Publication: 6 July 2011
Inspection Report published 6 July 2011 PDF

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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

Safeguarding procedures were in place in the home and the welfare of people using the service was protected.

User experience

People we asked said they felt safe at the home and they knew who to talk to if they had any concerns. They said they felt comfortable raising concerns about their care.

We observed staff supporting people with kindness and respect.

Other evidence

Staff confirmed they had received training in safeguarding of vulnerable adults procedures as part of their induction and this was a mandatory training topic.

Staff were aware of the different types of abuse that could happen to people in a care setting. Staff were aware of signs they would look out for that could indicate that a person was being abused.

Staff said that if they felt abuse was taking place they would inform the manager immediately.