The principle of safe care is to ensure that people in Wales are protected from harm and supported to protect themselves from known harm.
The health, safety and welfare of people are a priority. A service focused on safe care and support is continually looking for ways to be more reliable and to improve the quality and safety of the service it delivers. Although the provision of care has some associated element of risk of harm to service users, safe care identifies, prevents or minimises unnecessary or potential harm. Therefore people will be kept safe and protected from avoidable harm through appropriate care, treatment and support.
What this means for me as a person when the standards within this theme are met: