Staff and residents have been celebrating after Birkenhead Court in Merseyside became Anchor’s sixth Outstanding care home.
Andrea Sutcliffe CBE, CQC’s Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care, is back with her autumn column focussing on the importance of the workforce and how this impacts on quality.
Staff and residents at a Bupa care home in Poole, Dorset are celebrating after being rated Outstanding by the CQC.
The CQC has warned of growing ‘care injustice’ with people’s experience of care depending on where they live.
Care quality has been maintained and, in some cases, improved in 2017/18 with more than four-fifths of adult care services rated Good or Outstanding, the CQC has revealed.
Criminal prosecutions of adult social care service providers hit record levels in 2017/18 as the CQC flexed the full range of its enforcement powers.
Care leaders have called for urgent action to support the fragile social care system in the wake of today’s CQC State of Care report.
An Anchor Trust care home placed in Special Measures just over two years ago has been rated Outstanding by the CQC.