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PLACE assessments

Darland - quote 1Patient-led assessments of the care environment (PLACE)

We believe our patients should be cared for with compassion and dignity in a clean, safe environment.

PLACE assessments see local people visit inpatient units across England to assess how Darland - quote 2the environment supports patients' privacy and dignity, the food, cleanliness and general building maintenance. It focuses entirely on the care environment providing a clear message, directly from patients, about how well the environment works and how it might be enhanced.

For further information about PLACE assessments please visit the NHS England website >

See how we are doing - take a look at the Darland House PLACE thermometers below.



Thermometer 92.5%

Condition, appearance and maintenance


Thermometer 83.64%

Food and hydration


Thermometer 89.87%

Privacy dignity and wellbeing


Thermometer 85.94%

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