MHC Chief says the people of the county deserve adequate services.
The physical structure of Naas General's Lakeview Unit is a contributory factor in the detection there of numerous issues of non-compliance by the Mental Health Commission.
It has published its assessment report, following an examination of the unit.
We published two inspection reports this morning that included four critical and six high non-compliances at two inpatient mental health centres in Cork and Naas.— Mental Health Commission Ireland (@MHCIreland) August 25, 2021
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The facility 80% compliance, a decrease of 3% compared to its 2020 inspection,
7 matters of non-compliance were recorded, of which one was a "critical risk"
The Mental Health Commission says "The centre was rated critical for premises as residents did not have adequate access to personal space."
The Lakeview Unit in Naas General Hospital is registered for 29 beds.— Mental Health Commission Ireland (@MHCIreland) August 25, 2021
The centre achieved 80% compliance on the inspection – a decrease of 3% compared to its 2020 inspection.
Lakeview Unit Inspection Report 2021: https://t.co/8WbCzXjSJN
"The centre was not in breach of any of the conditions but was non-compliant with the associated regulations; two related to premises and one related to staff training."
Caragh's John Farrelly is CEO of the commission.
Speaking to Kildare Today, he says the people of the county deserve adequate services.
John Farrelly joined Clem Ryan on Friday's edition of the programme