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Inspection report

Date of Inspection: 15 September 2011
Date of Publication: 13 January 2012
Inspection Report published 13 January 2012 PDF

Overview

Inspection carried out on 15 September 2011

During a routine inspection

Patients on Treble ward and Cathedral Day unit said their care and treatment had been well coordinated and everything had been explained well by the staff.

They said that they had been informed of their diagnosis and had been consulted about the treatment and rehabilitation support they needed.

On Treble ward patients had discussed their preferred routines with staff and that they were well supported to do everyday things such as to wash, get dressed and use the bathroom. On Cathedral Day unit patients had discussed their preferred routines with staff and they said that they were helped with practical tasks during their short stays.

Patients on Treble ward said that there was a choice of meals and that they had enough to eat. On Cathedral Day unit, patients said that there was always drinks available.

Patients said that Treble ward and Cathedral Day unit were orderly, neat and clean.