Compliance articles

Nursing home given ‘one star’ food hygiene rating

Nursing home given ‘one star’ food hygiene rating

A Derby nursing home has been given a one star food hygiene rating following a council inspection.

Colten Care celebrates Outstanding hat rick

Woodpeckers nursing home in the New Forest has become the third Colten Care home to be rated Outstanding by the CQC.

IN THE LOOP: Andrea Sutcliffe looks at the challenges in 2018

Following her CBE in the New Years Honours List, Andrea Sutcliffe, Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care at the Care Quality Commission (CQC), looks ahead to the challenges the coming year poses.

TECH TALK: Oral heath is putting residents at risk

Person Centred Software founder and co-director Jonathan Papworth calls for a greater focus on oral health in care homes

Charity care home placed in special measures

National social care charity Community Integrated Care’s (CIC) St Catherine’s care home in Nantwich, Cheshire has been placed into special measures.

Compliance dashboard helps care homes with training needs

Learning management systems provider Qintil has developed a compliance dashboard to help care homes meet their training and skills needs.

Ombudsman offers providers guidance on social care contracts

Guidance for providers on offering social care contracts has been made available by the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman.

Police probe home rated Requires Improvement by CQC

A Sussex care home under police investigation has been rated Requires Improvement by the CQC.

Specialist dementia care home is rated Outstanding

Vida Grange, a specialist dementia care home in Harrogate, North Yorkshire has been rated Outstanding by the CQC.

Care home provider fined £120,000 over commode injury

Rushcliffe Care Limited has been fined £120,000 after a 75-year-old woman sustained life changing injuries after being trapped in a commode shower chair.