Inspection and Regulation in Care Homes

Inspection and Regulation in Care Homes

Care homes in England are regulated by the independent regulatory authority; The Care Quality Commission (CQC), and have been since 2009. The CQC is responsible for regulating all care homes whether the NHS, Local authorities or voluntary and charitable organisations...
Fundamental Standards as outlined by the CQC

Fundamental Standards as outlined by the CQC

What are the standards? The Care Quality Commission (CQC) Fundamental Standards came into force in 2014 and replaced the previous ‘Essential Standards of Quality and Safety.’ The Fundamental Standards are benchmarks below which a person’s care must...