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Inspection Summary

Overall summary & rating

Updated 28 September 2017

  • Addaction Rugby had made improvements to the building to provide a confidential space for the needle exchange and an area that was compliant with infection control principles in which to store its clinical waste bins.

  • Staff checked all areas for cleanliness and local Addaction management had appointed a member of staff as the health and safety lead. This individual was responsible for ensuring that medical equipment was calibrated as per manufacturer’s guidance. They also liaised with the company responsible for cleaning the building to ensure standards were met. Fire safety assessments had been undertaken and there were a number of individuals who were nominated to act as fire wardens. Their details were posted around the service and next to an up to date evacuation plan specific to the building.

  • Staff morale had improved and staff stated that they felt that managers and team leaders were a visible presence around the service. Staff stated that they felt supported by their managers and team leaders and that they were happy in their work.

  • A process had been identified to ensure that notifications were made to the Care Quality Commission when required. This had identified key personnel who were responsible for ensuring that notifications were made.

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