An Auchinleck care provider has been given "very good" feedback following a recent inspection.

Sunnyside House provides care for up to six young people at a time.

Care Inspectorate workers took part in an unannounced visit of the premises, which provided a glowing report following its conclusion.

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As part of the report, inspectors spoke with young service users, their family, staff and representatives from social services.

Key messages from the report found that young people were engaged, supported with hobbies, and supported to keep in touch with people close to them.

Overall, the report rated Sunnyside House a '5- Very Good' score out of a possible six.

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The report said: "Staff demonstrated their knowledge of keeping children and young people safe, both physically and emotionally, and young people stated that they felt safe in Sunnyside House.

"Staff also spoke about the importance of knowing young people well, and using a trauma-informed approach in all aspects of young people's care, to keep young people safe.

"The service was undertaking work in ensuring language used and recording practices were in line with The Promise, to ensure young people experienced therapeutic care which followed best practice.

"Young people experienced warm relationships with those caring for them, and this included ongoing relationships after they had moved on from the service."

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It added: "Staff demonstrated a high level of commitment and investment to young people in their care.

"Young people were supported with their learning, including home schooling, attending school, college, training programmes or employment."

The report concluded that a number of previous areas of improvement had been met.