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Learning disability and autistic people reluctant to provide feedback on care

CQC has made improving care for people with a learning disability and autistic people a priority, which is why Debbie Ivanova, the Deputy Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care is leading a new programme of work to transform the way they regulate services for people with a learning disability and autistic people.

SweetTree Home Care Services has once again been awarded an ‘Outstanding’ rating by CQC

Only a tiny minority of care providers are recognised as being Outstanding by CQC – and an even smaller percentage are awarded it for a second time, which confirms SweetTree’s position as one of the best home care providers in the UK.

Woman fined £12k for running West Yorkshire care agency illegally

A woman who ran a Morley-based domiciliary care agency has been ordered to pay over £12,000 after she admitted to providing care illegally.

Telford nursing home turns around fortunes

A Telford nursing home which was criticised last year by the Care Quality Commission has turned around its fortunes.

All care homes in England to be offered coronavirus test for residents and staff

Every care home in England will now be offered a coronavirus test for all residents and staff, even if they have no symptoms. The government...

Worcestershire domiciliary care agency has been rated Outstanding by CQC

A Worcestershire domiciliary care agency has been rated Outstanding, following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). CQC inspected North Star Foundation, Droitwich, in...

Official statistics show deaths in care homes double in a week

Today, for the first time since reporting on deaths due to COVID-19 began on 6 March, we finally have the promised joint data release...

First-tier Tribunal rules in favour of Care Quality Commission

A First-tier Tribunal has ruled in favour of the Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) decision to refuse an application submitted by Action for Care Ltd...

CQC cancels Hull care home registration

The Care Quality Commission has taken enforcement action to cancel the registration of a care provider. Mr Thurairatnam Nadarajah Prakash is now no longer...

North Shropshire care home gets ‘Outstanding’ from independent watchdogs

A north Shropshire care home has become one of only a few in the county to be awarded a rare ‘outstanding’ rating by independent...

North London domiciliary care service rated ‘Outstanding’ by CQC

A domiciliary care service based in Enfield, north London, has been rated Outstanding overall by the Care Quality Commission. Edenvale Care Limited was rated Outstanding...

Kingston upon Thames care home rated Outstanding overall by Care Quality Commission

Coombe Hill Manor care home in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames has been rated Outstanding overall by the Care Quality Commission. It was...

Live music and musical activities are essential in all care homes

A major new national report is recommending that live music should be essential in all UK care homes. Led by Live Music Now and...

CQC outlines proposed regulatory fees for providers- Give your views here

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published its consultation on the fees that it proposes to charge providers in 2019/20. The proposals follow the plans...

Northumberland home care service scores Outstanding with CQC

The Care Quality Commission has rated the care being provided by Home Instead Senior Care South East Northumberland to be Outstanding, following an inspection...

Social care at tipping point as quality of care dependent on postcode

This year’s State of Care shows that most people are still getting good care – when they can access it. The Care Quality Commission’s (CQC)...

Care injustice as social care reaches tipping point and access to services sporadic country-wide

This year’s State of Care shows that most people are still getting good care – when they can access it. The Care Quality Commission’s (CQC)...

Thetford care home found to be ‘Outstanding’ by CQC

The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by Ford Place Nursing Home, in Thetford, to be Outstanding following an inspection...

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...

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...

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