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Inspection report

Date of Inspection: 24 January 2012
Date of Publication: 3 February 2012
Inspection Report published 3 February 2012 PDF

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

Overall, we found that this essential standard was met.

We found that the service had the required information and contact details for local authority safeguarding department. We found that staff had received training and had been provided with safeguarding information and contact details for safeguarding departments.

User experience

We did not speak to people about this outcome.

Other evidence

At the last inspection of Sally and Sarah it was identified that the service needed to obtain additional information in regard to the safeguarding of vulnerable adults. During this inspection we saw that the service had policies and procedures in place for safeguarding people and had obtained information about the local safeguarding protocols for the local authority areas they were working in.

We spoke with staff who confirmed that they had received protection of vulnerable adults and protection of children's training. They confirmed they had received information on how to contact the safeguarding departments in the local authority areas that they work in.

Staff spoken with were clear about the actions they would take, if abuse was suspected. We also saw that safeguarding had been discussed at staff meetings, as well as staff training.