Review sought of order to close Clachnaharry House

Related Stories

A Care Inspectorate order to close Clachnaharry House care home in Inverness could be reviewed.

Earlier this month, the watchdog ordered operators RDS Healthcare to shut the home because of concerns about the quality of care provided.

The company was given 14 days to ask the inspectorate to review its decision.

A spokesman for the watchdog confirmed a request for a review had been received and would be considered.

NHS Highland suspended its admissions to the home in November 2012.

The Care Inspectorate then served the care home with an improvement notice after raising concerns about the state of flooring and bathrooms.

It also highlighted issues over staffing levels and record keeping.

RDS Healthcare has plans to close the home temporarily at the end of December to carry out refurbishment work.

However, the Care Inspectorate wants more immediate action taken.

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Highlands & Islands



3 °C -2 °C


Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.