Care Quality Commission

Do you know where and how to decide on the care for your loved ones? The Care Quality commission is an independent regulator of health and social care in England.  Which launched a campaign to inform those choosing care for either themselves or loved ones of the role CQC (Care Quality Commission) has on the inspection, regulation and ratings of homes so you can make a more informed decision.  Making sure it’s right for you. Choosing the right care for yourself or loved ones can be stressful and confusing.  So many organisations are offering what seems to be very pleasant and enjoyable care.  But how do you really know?  the[…]

CQC finds significant concerns at Barchester Healthcare home in Peterborough

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has warned national care provider Barchester Healthcare to make urgent improvements at its Werrington Lodge care home in Peterborough to ensure everyone who lives there receives the quality of care and support they are entitled to expect. During an unannounced inspection which took place on 8 and 12 May 2014, CQC found a number of very significant concerns, including: Some people were left in bed for long periods of time during the day, sometimes in beds that were wet with urine. The home was unclean and people were not protected from the risks of infection. Some areas in the home smelled of urine and there[…]