The relevant standards

Comments: underpinning values, legislation and policies

Responsive Care and Support

5.16: The premises have been adapted, equipped and furnished to meet my needs and wishes

This single standard statement covers a very wide range of requirements that are perhaps best addressed with reference to the current regulations and standards, for example, health and safety, fire safety, etc (see also 5 under Wellbeing)


5.17: My environment is secure and safe

These standards, which are largely self-explanatory, reflect the idea that a person’s wellbeing will be affected by the quality of their environment, including:

  • how safe and welcoming it is (5.17 and 5.18)

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