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Inspection report

Date of Inspection: 10 February 2011
Date of Publication: 7 April 2011
Inspection Report published 7 April 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

We found that there was compliance with this outcome. Equipment is safe and suitable for purpose.

User experience

When we visited the home we did not ask people about equipment.

Other evidence

The person in charge informed us that fire equipment is regularly maintained and electrical equipment is tested to ensure that it is safe to use. We have had confirmation from the provider that these safety measures are still in place.

The person in charge told us risk assessments are in place regarding the use of cleaning and cooking appliances.