Autism care service praised by watchdog

A CARE service for young adults with autism has been rated good by a health watchdog.

Monday, 16th July 2018, 10:34 pm
Updated Tuesday, 17th July 2018, 9:07 am

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) praised Penk Ridge 26, in Havant, for its work and caring staff.

They offer residential care for young adults with complex autism and was given a good rating in all the areas looked at including if it is safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led.

The report said: '˜The home offered a comfortable and homely environment for people. 

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'˜People's rooms were personalised to accommodate their particular needs and choices.

'˜A person's relative told us the staff were '100 per cent caring.' We observed staff were warm and respectful in their interactions with people.

'˜Staff offered people choices and encouragement and engaged people with a kind and positive approach.'

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