Quality Checkers Enter and View Reports: August 2018 - April 2019

This is a brief final report about nine quality checking Enter and View visits to GP practices and dental surgeries in Swindon undertaken by supported volunteers with learning disabilities.
Photo of volunteers from Swindon Advocacy Movement with learning disabilities having a planning meeting for Enter and View Visits

Healthwatch Swindon was approached by Swindon Borough Council adult social care in October 2017 with a request to consider undertaking enter and view visits.

This would involve recruiting volunteers living with learning disabilities or on the autistic spectrum to carry out visits to health premises, with support, and reporting, from their perspective, on what they found. 


Key findings

In total the Enter and View volunteers visited nine services in Swindon and some of the following recommendations were made:

  • Improved physical access including parking arrangements and door opening.
  • Provision of easy read signage and information throughout - both inside and outside buildings. 
  • Clarity of displayed information.


If you need this report in a different format, please email info@healthwatchswindon.org.uk or call 01793 497 777.

Quality Checkers Enter and View Summary Report

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