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Most care is good but still too much ‘poor’ care with some providers failing to improve following CQC inspections

Most care is good but still too much ‘poor’ care with some providers failing to improve following CQC inspections

While the majority of services are safe and of a high quality and many are improving, too many people across England are living in care homes and receiving care and support in their own homes that is not good enough. Without a proper recognition of the importance of adult social care and a renewed commitment […]

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Warwickshire’s Drovers House care home rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission

Warwickshire’s Drovers House care home rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission

The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Drovers House in Rugby to be Outstanding overall following an inspection in April. Drovers House, which is run by WCS Care Group Limited, provides accommodation and personal care for up to 75 older people who may live with dementia. There were 71 people […]

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Tribunal supports CQC’s decision to prevent a hospital ward from changing its registration

Tribunal supports CQC’s decision to prevent a hospital ward from changing its registration

Tribunal supports CQC’s decision to prevent a hospital ward from changing its registration to a residential service for people with a learning disability Ensuring that people with a severe learning disability receive the support they need in the community took an important step forward this week. This follows the Tribunal’s endorsement of a decision made […]

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East Yorkshire care home celebrates ‘outstanding’ CQC inspection

East Yorkshire care home celebrates ‘outstanding’ CQC inspection

Yorkcare Care homes own Magdalen Park in Hedon , East Yorkshire is celebrating an ‘Outstanding’ inspection by the Care Quality Commission. Read the report here   Magdalen Park is a new build nursing home which opened on the 1st September 2014 after an investment of £4.15 million. The home, situated on Magdalen Lane in Hedon, […]

28th June 2017 | By | Reply More
CQC finds Shropshire home care provider ‘outstanding’

CQC finds Shropshire home care provider ‘outstanding’

The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Home Instead Senior Care, in Newport, Shropshire, to be Outstanding overall following an inspection in February. Home Instead Senior Care is run by Renbridge Associates Ltd and the service provides personal care and support to people living in their own homes in the […]

27th June 2017 | By | Reply More
CQC gives green light for West Yorkshire care home

CQC gives green light for West Yorkshire care home

Rastrick Hall & Grange has received a positive Care Quality Commission (CQC) report, which records the home as overall GOOD, this in addition to being an Orchard Care Centre for Activity Excellence. With easy links to Halifax and Huddersfield, Rastrick Hall & Grange is a modern home specialising in the care of older people, with the […]

27th June 2017 | By | Reply More
Nottingham’s Wren Hall is rated an Outstanding nursing home by Care Quality Commission

Nottingham’s Wren Hall is rated an Outstanding nursing home by Care Quality Commission

The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Wren Hall Nursing Home in Selston, Nottinghamshire, to be Outstanding.    Wren Hall is a large nursing home for older people, most of who are living with dementia. Wren Hall provides accommodation for 53 people.   Inspectors found staff were caring and compassionate […]

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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
Sleaford care home celebrates ‘Good’ rating from CQC

Sleaford care home celebrates ‘Good’ rating from CQC

St Andrews Nursing Home, Ewerby (near Sleaford) has been praised by the National Watchdog- The Care Quality Commission, in an inspection that was published on the 15th May 2017. The home was rated Good in being Safe, Effective, Caring, Responsive and Well Led, and was rated Good overall. Comments from Relatives and Residents within the […]

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Epsom care home heads to the ‘Wild, wild west’ to celebrate CQC success

Epsom care home heads to the ‘Wild, wild west’ to celebrate CQC success

An Epsom care home has been given a seal of approval by the Mayor of Epsom and Ewell, as well as the Care Quality Commission (CQC).   Linden House, which is part of Wren Retirement Living, under the management of Healthcare Management Solutions (HCMS), welcomed Councillor George Crawford QPM to the home for a ‘Wild […]

17th 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
‘Lovely and friendly’ Dudley care home gets a ‘good’ from the CQC

‘Lovely and friendly’ Dudley care home gets a ‘good’ from the CQC

Island Court Care Home in Dudley announces a positive Care Quality Commission (CQC) report, which records the home as GOOD across all five categories of inspection.   Representatives from CQC undertook an unannounced visit to the home on 15 February 2017, and the report has rated the home good for being safe, effective, caring, responsive […]

12th May 2017 | By | Reply More
Cheltenham care home invites locals in to celebrate CQC rating

Cheltenham care home invites locals in to celebrate CQC rating

Whittington House nursing home in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, is hoping friends, family and the general public will come along to the Whittington House Open Day on Saturday, May 20th. The day has been planned to celebrate the good rating which the home has been awarded from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and show off the recent […]

11th May 2017 | By | Reply More
Southwold staff praised for being friendly, caring and responsive

Southwold staff praised for being friendly, caring and responsive

Southwold House a care service, in Leigh-on-Sea, which specialises in residential support for people with learning disabilities and other associated complex needs has been rated as ‘Good’, according to its latest inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).   Southwold House was praised by inspectors, for providing a safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led service. […]

3rd May 2017 | By | Reply More
West London homecare service marked ‘Outstanding’ by CQC

West London homecare service marked ‘Outstanding’ by CQC

A service that provides personal care and support at home to people living across the west London boroughs of Hounslow, Richmond, Hillingdon, Kingston and Wandsworth has been rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission. Royal Mencap Society – Domiciliary Care Services – West London, has been rated Outstanding for being caring, responsive and well-led. It […]

27th April 2017 | By | Reply More
Outstanding rating for Essex care home

Outstanding rating for Essex care home

The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Woodbury Court in Laindon, Essex, to be Outstanding overall following an inspection in January.  Woodbury Court is owned by Runwood Homes Ltd. The service provides care and accommodation for up to 94 people who may need assistance with personal care and may have […]

25th April 2017 | By | Reply More
Castleford care home rated ‘Good’ by Care Quality Commission

Castleford care home rated ‘Good’ by Care Quality Commission

Newfield Lodge care home in Castleford has been rated ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission in an inspection report published this week.  The home achieved the enviable rating in four key areas of care: safe, caring, responsive and well-led.  CQC made the unannounced visit on 28 February 2017.  Newfield Lodge, which receives a score of […]

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CQC prosecute owner of York care home for failing in its duty to provide safe care

CQC prosecute owner of York care home for failing in its duty to provide safe care

A housing trust that failed in its duty to provide safe care and treatment has today been ordered to pay £163,185.15 in fines and costs by Leeds Magistrates’ Court following the death of a 98-year-old man in their care. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) brought the prosecution against the owners of Lamel Beeches, a care home […]

11th April 2017 | By | Reply More
Dame Esther Rantzen praises Greater Manchester care home

Dame Esther Rantzen praises Greater Manchester care home

Campaigner and TV presenter Dame Esther Rantzen, visited a Greater Manchester care home this week to congratulate them on being recognised as one of the very best in the country. Dystlegh Grange, in Disley, Cheshire, recently received the highest possible rating of “Outstanding” from the Care Quality Commission (CQC), putting it in the top 0.5% […]

11th April 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 […]

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