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1.To provide a secure, stable and comfortable environment whilst providing a standard of individual mental and physical care which ensures that each resident is as happy and contented as possible.

2.To ensure that the dignity of each resident is maintained at all times.

3.To stimulate and maintain physical and mental activities by setting realistic targets and encouraging residents to participate in decision making .

4.To enhance quality of life by providing a safe, secure, comfortable and supportive environment.

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5.To ensure each resident’s right to personal choice is maintained.

6.To encourage residents to care for themselves where they are willing and able, and to regularly update Care Plans to take account of this.

7.To ensure that each resident is treated as an individual and that others respect his or her dignity, irrespective of any disability or fragility.

8.To ensure each resident’s right to privacy.

9.To maintain each resident’s right to be consulted in any proposed changes to daily living arrangements.

10.To ensure each resident’s right of their choice of General Practitioner, Dentist, Optician, Chiropodist etc. where possible.

11. To ensure each resident has the right to socialise with the community at large by encouraging them to invite family, friends and acquaintances into Summerhayes.

12. To maintain each resident’s right to have their political, religious, sexual beliefs and emotional needs accepted and respected.

13. To recognise dementia and the associated care needs of individuals suffering with dementia and ensure staff are trained and competent in delivering this care in an environment which meets the needs of the individual.