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    Nottingham based domiciliary care agency rated Outstanding by CQC

    Nottingham based domiciliary care agency rated Outstanding by CQC

    The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Break Barriers Nottingham Ltd, to be Outstanding following inspections in July, August and September 2017.     Break Barriers is a domiciliary care agency which supports people in their own homes who live in the Nottinghamshire area.   Inspectors found staff were caring and […]

    15th May 2018 | By | Reply More
    Not-for-profit care village operator appoints operations manager for growing home care service

    Not-for-profit care village operator appoints operations manager for growing home care service

    Not-for-profit care village operator, Belong, has appointed Jo Ball as operations manager for the organisation’s growing home care service, Belong at Home.   Jo joins Belong from Home Instead, and, over the last seven years, she has held the posts of senior care manager, national quality support manager, and latterly, operations manager. She joins Belong […]

    15th May 2018 | By | Reply More
    Care Management Group celebrates ‘Outstanding’ Bromley care service

    Care Management Group celebrates ‘Outstanding’ Bromley care service

    Care Management Group (CMG) is celebrating today after the Masons Hill service in Bromley achieved an ‘Outstanding’ rating, following a Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection earlier this year.   CMG is a leading provider of residential care, supported living and domiciliary care provision for people with learning disabilities and associated complex needs. Masons Hill is […]

    28th November 2017 | By | Reply More
    Domiciliary care provider looks forward to the 2017 Best Franchise Awards

    Domiciliary care provider looks forward to the 2017 Best Franchise Awards

    Right at Home are looking forward to defending their 2016 Best Franchise title. Research experts, smith+Henderson have just confirmed the quality home care provider is one of the finalists for 2017.   The smith+henderson awards, sponsored by Lloyds Bank, are highly valued by the franchise sector. They are unique because they are based on the […]

    7th November 2017 | By | Reply More
    Specialist care provider appoints manager to Belong at Home domiciliary service

    Specialist care provider appoints manager to Belong at Home domiciliary service

    Specialist care provider, Belong, has announced that Louise Chamberlain has been appointed to manage its domiciliary care service, Belong at Home. Bringing with her a wealth of experience in the management of home care organisations, Louise will build upon the service’s recent successes, including being rated as Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission and being […]

    31st August 2017 | By | Reply More
    Unique day for service users and staff hosted by Care Management Group

    Unique day for service users and staff hosted by Care Management Group

    Service users and staff members at Care Management Group (CMG), a leading provider of specialist residential care, supported living services and domiciliary care for people with learning disabilities, joined together at CMG’s Lilliputs Day Centre in Hornchurch to celebrate the organisations unique, annual ‘Service User Conference’. Attended by over 300 members of staff and service users, […]

    23rd August 2017 | By | Reply More
    Mansfield home care service found to be caring and compassionate by CQC

    Mansfield home care service found to be caring and compassionate by CQC

    The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Workwise Healthcare Limited, in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, to be Outstanding overall following an inspection in December.    Workwise Healthcare provides support to people in their own homes in Mansfield and the surrounding areas of north Nottinghamshire. At the time of our inspection 120 people […]

    21st June 2017 | By | Reply More
    Chronic social care problems run deeper than zero hours contracts

    Chronic social care problems run deeper than zero hours contracts

    Social care providers have blasted the practice of “zero hours commissioning” by local authorities across Wales.   According to Care Forum Wales, the way domiciliary care was procured and the tendering processes that were unfit for purpose meant that zero hours contracts were the only viable option in many cases.     Even so, the […]

    14th June 2017 | By | Reply More
    CQC seeks views on next phase of regulation

    CQC seeks views on next phase of regulation

    The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is consulting on a further set of proposals which will help shape the next phase of regulation for health and social care across the country.    For the next eight weeks anyone with an interest is encouraged to have their say.       The proposals include:    • Changes […]

    12th June 2017 | By | Reply More
    DC Care confirms sale of Intercare Services in Sheffield

    DC Care confirms sale of Intercare Services in Sheffield

    DC Care has confirmed the recent sale of Intercare Services (Sheffield) on behalf of Charles and Deborah May.   Intercare Services was formed in 2007 and registered with CSCI (the predecessor of CQC) in February 2008 with our clients as Co-owners and Registered Manager.   The domiciliary care agency offers a wide range of personal care […]

    7th June 2017 | By | Reply More
    UKHCA’s responds to the Conservative party’s social care proposals with own manifesto

    UKHCA’s responds to the Conservative party’s social care proposals with own manifesto

    “UKHCA has repeatedly called for the balance of responsibility for funding social care between the individual and the state to be clarified.  Discussion about proposals contained in the Conservative Party manifesto show that social care is an important issue for the public.   “There would need to be a genuine consultation with stakeholders and experts […]

    24th May 2017 | By | Reply More
    CMG Celebrates Annual Achievement Awards

    CMG Celebrates Annual Achievement Awards

    Care Management Group (CMG) has hosted its special Annual Achievement Award ceremony which aims to champion the success of some of their most inspirational service-users.   The ceremony, which took place at Imber Court Sports and Social Club in East Molesey, was a celebration of some of the most remarkable stories which have emerged from […]

    22nd May 2017 | By | Reply More
    Worcester domiciliary care service is rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission

    Worcester domiciliary care service is rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission

    The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Hamax Ltd in Malvern Gate, Worcestershire, to be Outstanding overall following an inspections in February and March.    Hamax Ltd is run by Home Instead Senior Care. The service provides personal care to people living in their own homes in the community. Its […]

    15th May 2017 | By | Reply More
    New domiciliary care service launched in Windsor

    New domiciliary care service launched in Windsor

    This week saw the launch of a new domiciliary home care provider; Nest Homecare based in Windsor, Berkshire. Nest Homecare will provide home care support services such as Dementia and Alzheimer’s care, Hospital to Home care, Palliative care and general home care support to clients in Windsor and the surrounding areas. Nest is being run by […]

    10th May 2017 | By | Reply More
    Home care provider Age Concern Tower Hamlets rated outstanding by CQC

    Home care provider Age Concern Tower Hamlets rated outstanding by CQC

    An inner London domiciliary care provider has been rated as Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission. Age Concern – Tower Hamlets, was inspected by CQC in March 2017, when CQC rated the provider as Outstanding for being safe and well-led. It was rated Good for being effective, caring and responsive. The inspection found: •           The […]

    10th April 2017 | By | Reply More
    Father and son open North Leeds care business with help of Lord Mayor of Leeds

    Father and son open North Leeds care business with help of Lord Mayor of Leeds

    A father and son have joined forces to open a business supplying a range of dedicated care services to people living in North Leeds. Karun Heer and his father Manjinder have opened SureCare North Leeds to offer person centred care for the elderly and vulnerable, child care, home services and staffing solutions for care homes. […]

    30th January 2017 | By | Reply More
    Leonard Cheshire Disability launches petition to put an end to 15 minute homecare calls

    Leonard Cheshire Disability launches petition to put an end to 15 minute homecare calls

    At least 34 councils in England admit they continue to commission 15-minute visits for personal care, despite official guidance saying they shouldn’t do so. Thousands of disabled people are still receiving rushed homecare visits that force them to choose between having a cup of tea and going to the loo. 15 minutes is not long […]

    17th January 2017 | By | Reply More
    CQC award more GOOD ratings to Caremark franchises

    CQC award more GOOD ratings to Caremark franchises

    The Care Quality Commission recently released two further reports on inspections made to Caremark offices in Berkshire and Essex, awarding both businesses GOOD ratings across all 5 elements. Caremark (Slough & South Bucks) and (Southend & Rochford) deliver care and support to a diverse range of people of differing ages, ethnicities and abilities, enabling many […]

    6th January 2017 | By | Reply More
    Overall outstanding report for West London domiciliary care service

    Overall outstanding report for West London domiciliary care service

    A West London domiciliary care service has been rated as overall Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission. Care Concern (Homecare) Limited, based in Chiswick, was rated Outstanding for being caring and well-led. It was rated Good for being safe, effective and responsive, after the inspection in September. Care Concern (Homecare) Limited provides a range of […]

    24th November 2016 | By | Reply More
    1.2 million older people not getting the social care they need

    1.2 million older people not getting the social care they need

    Numbers of older people who don’t get the social care they need soars to a new high of 1.2 million – up by a staggering 48 per cent since 2010. The numbers of older people in England who struggle without the help they need to carry out essential everyday tasks, such as getting out of […]

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