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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 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 service carried out all standard health and safety checks. Equipment was well maintained and safe.

User experience

People said that the equipment in their bedrooms was in good working order and we observed this to be the case.

Other evidence

The home supplied the dates for the most recent servicing of equipment in use including portable electrical appliances and for precautionary equipment and systems. This demonstrated that these were serviced on a regular basis and within recommended timescales which promoted people’s health and safety.