Tag Archives: Compliance

EXCLUSIVE: Interim Chief Inspector outlines CQC measures to improve inspection process

EXCLUSIVE: Interim Chief Inspector outlines CQC measures to improve inspection process

Interim Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care, Debbie Westhead, the Care Quality Commission’s (CQC), launches her column on regulatory updates following her appointment in January.

Fire safety failures found in more than half of London’s care homes

More than half of the capital’s care homes have failed London Fire Brigade safety checks.

Regulator praises HC-One care home in Swansea

HC-One’s St Martin’s Court in Swansea has been praised by the Care Inspectorate after being found to be fully compliant with its regulations.

ICO issues final warning to care homes failing to pay data protection fee

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has begun enforcement action against care homes that have failed to pay the data protection fee.

BREAKING NEWS: CMA threatens legal action against Care UK over upfront fees

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has told Care UK that it must refund over 1,600 residents who were charged as much as £3,000 in upfront fees or face legal action.

EXCLUSIVE: Andrea Sutcliffe shares New Year’s wishes for social care

In her final CHP column before taking up her new role with the Nursing & Midwifery Council in January, Andrea Sutcliffe CBE, Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care at the CQC, shares her New Year’s wishes for the sector

A guide to care home workforce management

Specialist provider of workforce management solutions RITEQ speaks to workforce management thought leader and author of The Digital Workforce: The 5-Step Methodology to a Smarter Workforce, Jarrod McGrath

Almost four out of 10 elderly care homes underperforming, research finds

Almost four in ten care homes failed to meet acceptable standards in CQC inspections this month, a report has revealed.  

Leading care home providers exceeding CMA limit on after-death fees

Three leading care home providers are continuing to exceed a recommended limit on the charging of after-death fees.

CPA issues guidance to encourage health and social care engagement

New guidance has been issued by the Care Provider Alliance (CPA) to support strategic engagement between local authorities, the NHS and the independent and voluntary adult social care sector.