Tag Archives: CQC Dry Run Assessment

CQC statement on Panorama

“CQC carries out an unannounced inspection of every care and nursing home in England every year – more often if we believe people may be at risk. This system of regulation can and does identify poor care which CQC then … Continue reading

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Care home worker sentenced

A care home worker who abused a resident at a home in London has been sentenced today. Jonathan Aquino, 30, was sentenced to 18 months, half custodial and half on licence, for abusing an 80 year old woman with dementia … Continue reading

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Registration of cosmetic surgery providers

All independent clinics and hospitals that provide cosmetic surgery must be licensed with CQC to provide services. To help ensure that patients are treated safely, and to reduce the risk of poor practice, anyone who provides any of the following … Continue reading

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Heathcote Care Home fails crucial CQC standards

The Care Quality Commission has issued a formal warning to Lisa and Mark Charig that that they must make urgent improvements to standards of care or face further action. The warning follows an unannounced visit by inspectors to Heathcote care … Continue reading

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CQC warns New Leaf Health Care Ltd that it is failing against key standards

The Care Quality Commission issued a formal warning to New Leaf Health Care Limited that it must make urgent improvements to standards of care or face further action. The warning follows an unannounced visit by inspectors to New Leaf Health … Continue reading

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Cygnet Health Care Ltd warned once again that they are failing essential standards

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has issued a formal warning to Cygnet Health Care Limited that it must make urgent improvements to standards of care provided at an independent mental health hospital in Blackheath. The warning noticefollows a review of … Continue reading

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Woodside Lodge told to improve services

The Care Quality Commission has told Southampton City Council that it must take action to improve services at the local authority run Woodside Lodge care home in Maybush. Inspectors found that the council was failing to meet four of the … Continue reading

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Mount Denys care home to improve services

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has told Mount Denys care home in Hastings that it must take swift action to improve services at the home. Mount Denys is a purpose built home provided by East Sussex County Council for the … Continue reading

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CQC releases reports on Castlebeck

Following the closure of Winterbourne View, a hospital run by Castlebeck Care Group, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) have now inspected all other facilities delivered or managed by this provider. A number of CQC inspectors made unannounced visits to each … Continue reading

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CQC makes changes to their Care Directory

From October 2010, health and social care organisations and providers have had to register with the Care Quality Commission (CQC), demonstrating their compliance to a number of essential standards of quality and safety. As a result of this registration and … Continue reading

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