Tag Archives: CCQ

Monitoring the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS): Annual Report (Care Quality Commission)

Summary The Care Quality Commission (CQC)’s fourth report into how the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards have been applied – during 2012/13 – mentions concern that the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) is not understood or implemented consistently across health and social … Continue reading

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Care Quality Commission: Health Regulator Problems ‘persist’ (BBC News / House of Commons Health Select Committee)

Summary The Care Quality Commission (CQC) health and care regulator for England was created in 2009, but has not yet won universal public’s confidence, according to a critical House of Commons Health Select Committee report. The Commons Health Select Committee thinks the CQC has not realised its primary role … Continue reading

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Quality Standards in Nutritional Care: a Toolkit for Commissioners and Providers in England (BAPEN)

Summary The British Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (BAPEN) toolkit, entitled “Malnutrition matters: meeting quality standards in nutritional care – a toolkit for commissioners and providers in England”, contains guidance on defining relevant, measurable outcomes related to nutritional care … Continue reading

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Failures in NHS Standards Exposed by Watchdog (BBC News / CQC)

Summary More than a quarter of NHS and social care services in England are failing to meet all of the essential standards required by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Read more: BBC News. Failures in NHS standards exposed by watchdog. Reference … Continue reading

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Transforming Health and Social Care for People with Dementia (Department of Health, Dementia Health and Care Champion Group)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 10, May 2012]. Summary Health and care organisations are working on improvements to dementia services as defined in the Prime Minister’s Dementia Challenge.  The … Continue reading

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Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards in England 2010/11 (Care Quality Commission)

Summary The Care Quality Commission (CQC)’s second annual report on deprivation of liberty safeguards has identified that some care homes and hospitals are failing to meet their obligations on liberty safeguards. The safeguards regarding the deprivation of liberty are intended … Continue reading

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CCQ Watchdog Declares Care Improved at New Cross Hospital (Express and Star)

Summary A report from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) shows the Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust is now meeting all of its targets for the care and welfare of patients, meeting nutritional needs, co-operating with other providers, assessing and monitoring the quality … Continue reading

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