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Inspection report

Date of Inspection: 19 January 2012
Date of Publication: 13 March 2012
Inspection Report published 13 March 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 the provider was meeting this outcome and was ensuring that people were protected from abuse and the risk of abuse.

User experience

We did not speak to people who used the service about this outcome. Staff told us that the practice provided a service to both adults and children

Other evidence

The practice had adult and child protection policies in place with contact numbers available for the local authority safeguarding team if needed. The staff handbook included information on safeguarding, whistle blowing, bullying and harassment.

Staff spoken with were aware of the safeguarding referral process in the event of an incident of harm or abuse being reported.

There was evidence that staff were attending safeguarding training in March 2012.