Tag: Care Quality Commission

Good practice resource, Equally Outstanding launched today

Good practice resource, Equally Outstanding launched today

CQC, alongside a number of partners, has today published a new good practice resource, Equally Outstanding, exploring how a focus on equality and human rights can help to improve quality of care. Using case studies from the NHS, adult social care and primary medical services, it looks at how services rated outstanding by CQC have […]

13th September 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
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
Isleworth care home found to be ‘Outstanding’

Isleworth care home found to be ‘Outstanding’

No. 36, The Grove, Isleworth, is an Outstanding care home according to Care Quality Commission inspectors. No. 36, which is in the London Borough of Hounslow, is run by LD Care Limited and at the time of the inspection in March 2017 was supporting nine people with a learning disability and/or autism. It was rated […]

18th May 2017 | By | Reply More
Kettering community support service is rated Outstanding by the CQC

Kettering community support service is rated Outstanding by the CQC

The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Consensus Community Support Limited- 55 Headlands in Kettering, Northamptonshire, to be Outstanding overall following an inspection in March.    This service supports people with their personal care needs in a supported living environment. At the time of our inspection there were 25 people […]

9th May 2017 | By | Reply More
CQC confirms changes in regulatory fees for care providers

CQC confirms changes in regulatory fees for care providers

Following a public consultation last year, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has outlined the fees that providers of health and adult social care in England will be charged from April 2017 to recover the costs of their regulation. CQC’s regulatory functions are funded both by fees paid by providers and by grant-in-aid from the Department […]

10th March 2017 | By | Reply More
CMG achieves third outstanding CQC rating

CMG achieves third outstanding CQC rating

Staff and service users at Care Management Group (CMG) are celebrating after they received their third ‘Outstanding’ rating by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) for their Avenue Road service in South Norwood.   Avenue Road joins their Kings Road service in Hampshire and Ridgeway service in Essex in receiving the rating.   CMG, a leading […]

27th February 2017 | By | Reply More
Specialist support and housing provider receives ‘outstanding’ in all five ratings for its social care

Specialist support and housing provider receives ‘outstanding’ in all five ratings for its social care

Welmede, the support and housing provider, which has recently become an operating subsidiary of support provider Avenues Group, has received the rare award of ‘outstanding’ in all five ratings by the Care Quality Commission following a recent inspection of its person-centred support services to people with a learning disability living in their own homes. The […]

27th February 2017 | By | Reply More
Worcestershire care home is rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission

Worcestershire care home is rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission

The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by St John’s Court, in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, to be Outstanding overall following an inspection in November.     St John’s Court is registered to provide accommodation and nursing care for up to 42 people who have nursing needs.   Inspectors found staff were caring […]

31st January 2017 | By | Reply More
CQC Chief Executive David Behan accepts knighthood in New Years Honours

CQC Chief Executive David Behan accepts knighthood in New Years Honours

New Years Honours list includes Chief Executive David Behan CBE. According to the New Year Honours list David Behan, Chief Executive of the Care Quality Commission, is transforming the CQC from a troubled organisation into an effective and trusted regulator. He has led the development of a more in-depth and specialised model of inspection and […]

31st December 2016 | By | Reply More
National health organisations publish a shared commitment to quality

National health organisations publish a shared commitment to quality

The National Quality Board (NQB) has today published a new framework that will promote improved quality criteria across all national health organisations for the first time. The new publication provides a nationally agreed definition of quality and guide for clinical and managerial leaders wanting to improve quality.  The approach has been agreed by the national bodies that form the NQB […]

21st December 2016 | By | Reply More
CQC launches consultation on its next phase of regulation

CQC launches consultation on its next phase of regulation

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is inviting people to give their views on its plans to deliver a more targeted, responsive and collaborative approach to regulation across health and adult social care in England. Having carried out a comprehensive inspection of every NHS trust in England at least once, CQC has a more detailed understanding […]

20th December 2016 | By | Reply More
Outstanding care serving people in Market Harborough

Outstanding care serving people in Market Harborough

The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Mill Farm in Market Harborough to be Outstanding overall following an inspection carried out in June. Home Care Harborough Limited runs the home care agency which provides support and personal care to people with physical disabilities, dementia, mental health problems and learning disabilities […]

20th December 2016 | By | Reply More
The CQC must do more to demonstrate it delivers value for money

The CQC must do more to demonstrate it delivers value for money

The CQC must do more to demonstrate it delivers value for money and is capable of assessing new models of care, NHS Confederation has argued. In a written submission to the Health Select Committee’s inquiry into the future of the regulator, the Confed said that its members broadly supported the CQC’s new 2016-21 strategy. Its […]

14th December 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
CQC confirms Chair of Healthwatch England and non-executive Board member

CQC confirms Chair of Healthwatch England and non-executive Board member

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has announced that Jane Mordue has been appointed as the Chair of Healthwatch England (the independent ‘consumer champion’ in health and care) and as a non-executive Board member. Jane has held both of these positions on an interim basis since December 2015, following the departure of Anna Bradley. Jane has […]

30th November 2016 | 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
Special measures for Sutton care home

Special measures for Sutton care home

A Sutton care home has been inspected earlier than planned by the Care Quality Commission after it received concerns about the quality of care, raised by the public, Sutton Council and Sutton Clinical Commissioning Group. Belmont House Nursing Home, which is operated by Caring Homes Healthcare Group Limited, was rated Inadequate overall. It was rated […]

22nd November 2016 | By | Reply More
Care Quality Commission consultation on fees asks for care operator views

Care Quality Commission consultation on fees asks for care operator views

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is publishing its consultation on the fees that it proposes to charge providers in 2017/18. The proposals follow the plans CQC set out last year to continue to meet the Treasury’s requirement to recover its ‘chargeable costs’ in full from providers. These plans signalled that most sectors would have to […]

24th October 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
CQC’s State of Care report shows underfunding is bringing care to tipping point-comments

CQC’s State of Care report shows underfunding is bringing care to tipping point-comments

Elderly and vulnerable people are having difficulty accessing high-quality care as local authorities slash funding and raise the eligibility criteria and social care and care home operator fees increasing, the strain is now palpable. Today’s CQC annual report State of Care confirms to many organisations involved in care that entire care sector including the NHS is […]

13th October 2016 | By | Reply More
Outstanding report for specialist care provider in Shrewsbury

Outstanding report for specialist care provider in Shrewsbury

The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Welwyn in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, to be Outstanding overall following an inspection carried out in May. Welwyn, which is run by Condover College Limited, provides accommodation and personal care and support for six people with learning difficulties. In addition people are supported with complex […]

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