A Kerry mental health facility has been found to be fully compliant with standards.
Deer Lodge in Killarney is a purpose-built, residential mental health recovery unit, which first opened in 2017.
The Mental Health Commission carried out an inspection there late last year.
The Mental Health Commission carried out its annual inspection at Deer Lodge in Killarney between the 6th-9th of October.
Previous inspections showed an ongoing reduction in issues of non-compliance in the 37-resident centre.
Following the latest inspection, the centre received a 100 percent compliance rating from the inspection team, which noted each resident had a care plan, therapeutic services provided by the centre were appropriate and each resident had their own en-suite bedroom and access to an internal landscaped garden area.
Inspectors noted staff were “kind and obliging”, residents felt safe and their privacy was respected.
The centre also had a written policy relating to health and safety, the number and skill mix of staffing was sufficient to meet resident needs, and a qualified staff member was on duty and in charge at all times.
Deer Lodge was found to be compliant in all 32 areas examined.
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