CQC Press Releases
Unregistered provider fined
The owners of a homecare business have been ordered to pay £44,003 at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court, after they were found to be operating illegally. Read More
Collaboration between services essential in responding to pandemic
The response of the people involved in the delivery of health and social care has been impressive and we now need to reflect and learn from the early stages of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, Ian Trenholm has said. Read More
Dementia & Alzheimer's
The Forgotten Frontline' highlights how social care staff from across the UK have been impacted by coronavirus.
Tonight at 21:00 (Thursday 30 July 2020), Panorama will broadcast a report on how care homes have fared during the coronavirus pandemic. Reporter Alison Holt asks if care homes were abandoned to fight the virus alone. Read More
Alzheimer's Society comments on the latest ONS figures showing almost 13,000 people who died from Covid-19 had dementia.
Updated figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) today show the number of deaths involving COVID-19 in England and Wales from 1 March to 30 May. Read More
News Round Up
Care sector crisis: is it safe to put loved ones in a care home?
New research reveals 76% of adults don’t think it’s safe to put a loved one in a care home at the moment. Read More
World beating - or beaten by the world?
In a report published , the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has accused the Government of being “slow, inconsistent, and at times negligent” in their approach to social care in the COVID-19 pandemic.read more
Sunderland care home fire a 'challenging incident'
A fire at a care home from which seven residents had to be rescued was a "challenging incident".The blaze broke out on the roof of Croft Residential Care Home on Ettrick Grove, Sunderland, on Friday, and spread quickly. Read More