A care home for young people in the city has received a good report following an inspection by the Care Inspectorate.
Fairbairn Street Young People’s Unit, a care home for up to five children aged between 13 and 16, was visited by the care board in November 27 as part of an unannounced inspection.
The Care Inspectorate awarded the unit with a good in quality of care and support and a very good for quality of staffing.
The inspection report said: “There was a relaxed and friendly atmosphere when we visited.
“The young people were in good health and had regular access to primary care as well as the looked-after children’s nurse.
“Some young people were very active and staff continued to encourage them to get out and about.
“The standard of staffing quality was very good, with major strengths.
“Relationships between staff and young people were largely very positive.
“Some of these were of long-standing and characterised by real stability.
“There was good humour, affection and very good awareness of their individual personalities and needs.
“Outreach support for some former residents who were experiencing difficulties was very beneficial.”