The Alexander Clinic

Service overview

The Alexander Clinic is registered with Healthcare Improvement Scotland as a private psychiatric hospital providing 24-hour care to a maximum of 23 adults with drug and alcohol misuse problems.

Service type: Hospital
Registration status: Registered

Service details Service provider

Main point of contact:
Christine Duncan

Service address:
The Alexander Clinic
King Street
Oldmeldrum
AB51 0EQ

The service provider is Scuta Ltd T/A The Alexander Clinic, with headquarters in Old Meldrum.

Address:
The Alexander Clinic
King Street
Oldmeldrum
AB51 0EQ


Conditions of registration
  1. The service will operate as a private psychiatric hospital which will comply with current mental health legislation.
  2. To provide detoxification/treatment and counselling services to service users with drug and alcohol misuse problems.
  3. No one under the age of 18 years to be seen or treated on the premises.
  4. To provide a maximum of 23 in-patient places.
  5. A registered medical practitioner with specialist experience of addiction services to be on call over 24 hours.
  6. To provide 24 hour nursing care.
  7. The service shall ensure that staff possessing the appropriate skills, training and experience are provided in sufficient numbers to ensure the safety and welfare of all service users.

Inspection reports and quality grades

Latest inspection report

Report published: 18 July 2017
Inspection date: 6–8 June 2017
Inspection type: Unannounced

Quality grades

Inspection date Quality of information Quality of care and support Quality of environment Quality of staffing Quality of management and leadership

6–8 June 2017

4 - Good

3 – Adequate

4 – Good

3 - Adequate

3 – Adequate

7 and 8 June 2016 4 - Good 3 - Adequate 3 - Adequate 3 - Adequate 3 - Adequate

22, 23 July 2014

28, 29 November and 12 December 2013

4 - Good

 

4 - Good

5 - Very good


3 - Adequate

5 - Very good

 

Not assessed

5 - Very good


3 - Adequate

5 - Very good

 

3 - Adequate

15 November 2011 Not assessed 4 - Good 4 - Good 6 - Excellent Not assessed

 

Grading Key

(6) Excellent
(5) Very good
(4) Good
(3) Adequate - performance is acceptable but could be improved
(2) Weak - concerns about the service and there are things that must improve
(1) Unsatisfactory - represents a more serious level of concern
Previous inspection reports