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...
Fire Safety Measures in Care Homes

Fire Safety Measures in Care Homes

Whilst exhibiting at London’s Health Plus Care show in June, we got the opportunity to speak to some of the Fire Officers from London Fire Brigade. The officers were spreading awareness about some of the new risks facing care homes in relation to fire safety. We...
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...