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Care Quality Commission recognises excellence in social care

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has announced the start of a consultation on a new excellence award for adult social care services in England.

The new voluntary award, due to launch in April 2012, will be delivered by third party organisations under licence to CQC.

The consultation seeks people’s views on a definition of excellence, developed by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), and key aspects of the assessment process. More ……