More than 900 care homes warned over poor standards this year

According to official figures from the Care Quality Commission (CQC), record numbers of care homes have been given official warnings over standards of care in the last 12 months. The health watchdog issued over 900 urgent improvement notices to UK care homes over the last year, which is a worrying rise of 43 per cent … Continue reading “More than 900 care homes warned over poor standards this year”

4,000 UK care homes don’t have anyone in charge

According to a report submitted to the Care Quality Commission (CQC), around 4,000 care homes in the UK are breaking the law by not having anyone officially in charge. Each care home is required by law to have a registered manager, someone who has had all the right care training and has the skills and experience to … Continue reading “4,000 UK care homes don’t have anyone in charge”