Compliance articles

Previously ‘Good’ Bupa care home placed in Special Measures

Previously ‘Good’ Bupa care home placed in Special Measures

A Bupa care home that was previously rated Good in all areas has been placed in Special Measures by the CQC.

Hica Group celebrates first CQC Outstanding

The Anchorage in Grimsby has become the first Hica Group care home to achieve CQC Outstanding.

HC-One care home given longer to improve following progress

An HC-One care home in Scotland has been given longer to improve after making progress following an inspection that raised serious concerns.

Manchester care home faces closure after council terminates contract

Viewpark care home in Moston is facing closure after the cancellation of its local authority contract.

CQC cancels ‘dirty’ Croydon care home’s registration

The CQC has cancelled the registration of Carlton House in Croydon after the service Inadequate following its latest inspection in March 2018.

CQC signs new agreement to encourage sharing in the health and social care sector

The ‘Emerging Concerns Protocol’ seeks to provide a mechanism to share information and intelligence that may indicate risks to users, carers, families or professionals

‘Significant weaknesses’ found at Four Seasons care home

A Four Seasons care home in Aberdeen has been told to improve after inspectors found “significant weaknesses”.

Lincoln care home placed in special measures

Cathedral Nursing Home in Lincoln has been rated Inadequate and placed in Special Measures by the CQC.

Odours and stained carpets found in Bupa care home

A Bupa care home where inspectors reported “odours” and “stained corridor carpets” has been rated Require Improvement by the CQC.

Nurse cautioned for putting care home residents at ‘risk of harm’

A nurse who worked at a care home in Southall, London has been given a caution order after putting care home residents at “risk of harm” by turning up “unfit to work”.