Research undertaken for the Care Quality Commission (CQC) as part of their year-long “Declare Your Care” campaign has revealed those from a black and minority ethnic (BME) background are less likely than those from a non-BME background to raise concerns about the standard of care they receive, particularly in relation to mental health.
New research for the Care Quality Commission shows racial disparity in people raising concerns about their care
There are 1.4 million older people in the UK living with an unmet care need and over 1.5 million older people in England cannot leave their home without help. Independent Age, the older people’s charity, is encouraging all older people with care needs to request a care needs assessment to ensure they are getting all the help they can.
The Care Quality Commission has yet again found the quality of care provided by West Hall, in Surrey, to be Outstanding.
The Royal Star & Garter Home in Solihull has become a Teaching Care Home after completing a one-year course.
The Care Quality Commission has rated St Andrew’s Healthcare Adolescent Service in Northamptonshire as Inadequate following a Care Quality Commission inspection.
Commenting on IFS Director Paul Johnson’s lecture on the challenges of an ageing population, George McNamara, Director of Policy & Influencing, Independent Age, said: