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Crossroads (Newton Stewart and Machars) Care Attendant Scheme
  • The Duty of Candour act came into effect on 1stApril 2018. The overall purpose of this is to ensure organisations are open, honest and supportive if there is an unexpected or unintended incident resulting in death or harm, as defined in the Act.
  • Part of the reporting procedure is to openly state how many incidents the duty of candour procedure has applied to each year.
  • We are pleased to report that for the years 2018 to March 2022 Crossroads had no such incidents.

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