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Tough inspections to root out poor home care

Care services minister Paul Burstow today welcomed the Care Quality Commission’s announcement that it would carry out a programme of inspections of 250 providers of home care services.

The inspections will focus on the respect, care and welfare of people who receive care services in their own homes, as well as the support given to the staff providing the care. They will run alongside the CQC’s planned reviews of home care services, in addition to the 1,000-plus unannounced inspections of adult social care services the commission carries out every month. More ……