LaingBuisson and BKR Care Consultancy have announced a partnership on providing CQC-type inspections across England, Wales and Scotland.
The inspections are carried out by a 26-strong team who include former CQC inspectors, senior managers, former Heads of Safeguarding, mental health specialists, acute care specialists, former Ofsted inspectors and educational specialists
The team works with providers, lenders and advisors to provide impartial and robust mock inspections to support service improvement, commercial due diligence and risk management.
Henry Elphick, CEO of LaingBuisson, said: “LaingBuisson’s partnership with BKR represents an important development in our consultancy offering. Independent inspections provide our clients with a valuable way of managing risk and ensuring the integrity of their due diligence as advisors and gaining a whole-market perspective on how a facility is doing. BKR’s expertise provides useful information which supports a range of business decisions.”
Bhavna Keane-Rao, Lead Consultant and Founder of BKR Care Consultancy, said: “Working with LaingBuisson we look forward to broadening the range of clients for our inspections and enhancing the services that we offer. We have a well proven model with a broad range of experience across different care and education services, which ensures we gauge the performance of services with a perspective informed by providers from across the whole market. With no personal relationships, our inspections can be trusted as entirely independent.”