Care Quality Commission sets out criteria for its new ratings for adult social care

Mental Health Today, 30 September 2014

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has set out its criteria for inspecting adult social care across each of the key areas it will routinely inspect services against.From October, CQC will roll out its new approach to regulating adult social care in England. Specialist teams, including trained members of the public – experts by experience – will inspect services against what matters most to the people who use them: are they safe, caring, effective, responsive to their needs, and well-led…

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