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Equality objectives published today

The CQC have published equality objectives that detail how they consider equality issues when they regulate services and how they perform as an employer. The CQC consulted on a draft set of objectives with their staff, including their staff equality networks, people using health and social care … 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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Latest Words Worth Reading Ltd newsletters available for download

We’ve just uploaded our August 2011 and September 2011 newsletters to our website for free download. August’s newsletter covers news items such as; searching for jobs, student tips and staff successes. September’s newsletter covers news items such as; new team … Continue reading

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Information Governance: Maintaining strong records management during periods of change

The Department of Health’s Information Governance Policy team has prepared guidance aimed at those organisations going through a period of organisational change. The document should help NHS organisations to manage their information during the transitional period. The guidance provides advice … Continue reading

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Manor Cottage Retirement Home failing CQC standards

The Care Quality Commission has issued a formal warning to Mr Kenneth Peek that he must make urgent improvements to standards of care or face further action. The two warning notices follow an unannounced visit by inspectors to the Manor … 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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Final batch of dignity and nutrition reports published by CQC

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) have now published their last batch of reports from the Dignity and nutrition inspection programme. You can now find reports for the following hospital trusts on their website: Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Oxford … 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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Compliance Inspector job vacancies within the CQC

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) have announced that they have a number of vacancies for compliance inspectors to help the organisation ensure that the essential standards of quality and safety are met across health and social care organisations. The majority … Continue reading

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