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Colten Care celebrate latest CQC inspection after gaining third  ‘Outstanding’

Colten Care celebrate latest CQC inspection after gaining third ‘Outstanding’

A New Forest nursing home has become the third Colten Care home in less than a year to gain an official ‘Outstanding’ rating.   Inspectors from care industry regulator the Care Quality Commission (CQC) awarded their highest grade to Woodpeckers in Brockenhurst, praising its ‘exceptionally personalised’ care and declaring its service especially ‘effective, responsive and […]

16th February 2018 | By | Reply More
Purpose built Harrogate care home achieves Outstanding

Purpose built Harrogate care home achieves Outstanding

A specialist dementia care home in Pannal, Harrogate has impressed local Care Quality Commission inspectors, who found the service to be ‘Outstanding’ – a status shared by less than 2% of all care homes in the country.   The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is the independent regulator of all health and social care services in […]

13th February 2018 | By | Reply More
Teesside care home staff thrilled to have their hard work recognised by CQC

Teesside care home staff thrilled to have their hard work recognised by CQC

STAFF at a Teesside care home are “thrilled” to have their dedication recognised by the care industry watchdog following a recent inspection.   The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has given The Beeches Care Home, in Stockton-on-Tees, the overall rating of “Good”.   Inspectors awarded the rating in all five categories of their assessment – safe, […]

9th February 2018 | By | Reply More
Hull care home joins the ranks of the elite in MHA’s 75th year

Hull care home joins the ranks of the elite in MHA’s 75th year

A Care Home in Hull has become one of only eight establishments in England to get a perfect rating from the independent regulator of health and social care in England, as its operator, MHA, celebrates its 75th anniversary. Willersley House Care Home in Willerby near Hull has been judged to be ‘Outstanding’ in all five […]

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New Malden home care service rated Outstanding by CQC

New Malden home care service rated Outstanding by CQC

A west London care service has been rated Outstanding overall by the Care Quality Commission. Home Instead Senior Care provides domiciliary care and support to 185 people living in Wimbledon, Kingston and the surrounding areas. CQC inspectors rated the service as Outstanding for being effective, responsive and well-led. It was rated Good for being safe […]

29th January 2018 | By | Reply More
Preston care home passes inspection with flying colours

Preston care home passes inspection with flying colours

Withy Grove House care home is celebrating after being awarded a ‘Good’ rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).   The Preston-based home, on Poplar Grove, was deemed ‘Good’ in all categories by the independent regulator. The home has maintained this high standard, having been graded ‘good’ in all previous inspections. The CQC judges a […]

19th January 2018 | By | Reply More
West Midlands care home gets an ‘Outstanding’ CQC result

West Midlands care home gets an ‘Outstanding’ CQC result

One of the UK’s up and coming care providers, Gold Care Homes, is delighted to announce that Manor House – one of its homes in the West Midlands – has received an outstanding rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).   A new report issued today has revealed that the home based in Kingstanding, Birmingham […]

19th January 2018 | By | Reply More
‘Outstanding’ rating awarded to North west London home care provider

‘Outstanding’ rating awarded to North west London home care provider

North-west London care agency, SweetTree Home Care Services, has been rated Outstanding overall by the Care Quality Commission. SweetTree, which was established 15 years ago, provides home and live in care services across London and serves more than 350 clients including the elderly and those with complex needs. Following the inspection in October 2017, the […]

16th January 2018 | By | Reply More
CQC Chief Executive announces intention to step down in the summer

CQC Chief Executive announces intention to step down in the summer

Sir David Behan has announced his intention to step down as Chief Executive of CQC. He will continue in the role until the summer to allow the appointment process for a successor to take place. Sir David said: “After six years at CQC and over 40 years continuous employment in health and social care, I […]

15th January 2018 | By | Reply More
CQC find the quality of Nottingham supported living service ‘Outstanding’

CQC find the quality of Nottingham supported living service ‘Outstanding’

The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Reach Housing & Enablement Services Limited in Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, to be Outstanding following an inspection in November.       This service provides care and support to people living in ‘supported living’ settings, so that they can live in their own […]

12th January 2018 | By | Reply More
Birmingham care home found ‘Outstanding’ after CQC inspection

Birmingham care home found ‘Outstanding’ after CQC inspection

The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Manor House in Kingstanding, Birmingham, to be Outstanding following an inspection in September.     Manor House, which is run by GCH (Midlands) Ltd, provides accommodation for up to 37 people who require support with their personal care.   Inspectors found staff were […]

9th January 2018 | By | Reply More
Waveney care homes placed in special measures

Waveney care homes placed in special measures

A provider responsible for two Waveney elderly care facilities has been told by the Care Quality Commission that both homes are inadequate and remain in special measures. Both were visited in autumn, with recently-published reports revealing both had been judged as inadequate overall, with CQC inspectors raising severe concerns over the way they are run. The homes […]

8th January 2018 | By | Reply More
CQC announces appointment of three non-executive board members

CQC announces appointment of three non-executive board members

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has announced the appointments by the Secretary of State for Health of three non-executive Board members – Sir John Oldham, Liz Sayce and Mark Saxton. • Sir John Oldham is Adjunct Professor at the Institute of Global Health at Imperial College and was the Chair of the Independent Commission on […]

5th January 2018 | By | Reply More
Grantham care home celebrates ‘Outstanding’ inspection by CQC

Grantham care home celebrates ‘Outstanding’ inspection by CQC

Healthcare inspectors have awarded Gregory House care home in Grantham, run by The Orders of St John Care Trust, the highest possible ranking of ‘outstanding’.   The Care Quality Commission’s report, published 18 December, commended Tracy Turfrey, the manager, and her staff’s commitment to person-centred care, praising the home’s ‘positive, person-centred and open culture’. Gregory […]

5th January 2018 | By | Reply More
‘Good’ rating for Voyage Care home in Southampton

‘Good’ rating for Voyage Care home in Southampton

A Voyage Care home in Southampton, which looks after adults with mild to moderate learning disabilities, aged-related illnesses and dementia, has received a ‘Good’ rating from the Care Quality Commission.   Ivydene, in the Portswood area, is home to six people aged from early 50s to mid-80s and is well-equipped to provide care for people […]

5th January 2018 | By | Reply More
CQC’s Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care awarded CBE in New Year’s Honours

CQC’s Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care awarded CBE in New Year’s Honours

Andrea Sutcliffe the Care Quality Commission’s Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List in recognition for her achievements and public service spanning over thirty years.   Andrea Sutcliffe CBE, Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care at the Care Quality Commission (CQC), said: “I feel […]

30th December 2017 | By | Reply More
Staff at Swindon care home “proud” of ‘Good’ CQC rating

Staff at Swindon care home “proud” of ‘Good’ CQC rating

A Swindon residential care home for adults with physical disabilities has received a ‘Good’ rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in its most recent inspection.   Sanctuary Supported Living’s (SSL) Tony Long House provides accommodation and personalised care for up to six residents.   The unannounced inspection by the CQC praised the service for […]

26th December 2017 | By | Reply More
Healthcare Homes celebrate good result for Bristol care home

Healthcare Homes celebrate good result for Bristol care home

A nursing care home in Bristol that supports individuals who live with dementia has achieved an across-the-board rating of ‘Good’, following its latest inspection by the healthcare regulator, CQC. Avon Lodge Care Home in Kingswood caters for elder residents, those with dementia needs, and for young adults. Part of the Healthcare Homes Group, the home […]

13th December 2017 | By | Reply More
Colten Care celebrates as Hampshire care home is declared ‘Outstanding’

Colten Care celebrates as Hampshire care home is declared ‘Outstanding’

A Hampshire care home is celebrating after being officially rated as one of the top dedicated dementia homes in the country. Colten Care’s Linden House in Lymington is one of only 55 dementia homes in England to be declared ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The rating also places the New Street home in […]

11th December 2017 | By | Reply More
Hartlepool health and social care: Good relationships being forged says CQC review

Hartlepool health and social care: Good relationships being forged says CQC review

The Care Quality Commission has published its findings following a local system review of Hartlepool. This report is one of 20 targeted reviews of local authority areas looking specifically at how people move through the health and social care system, with a focus on how services work together. The reviews look at how hospitals, community […]

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