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Can CQC Be Better Suited For Purpose ?
David Walters from Care Homes insurance services, highlights actions undertaken by CQC at Sussex Care Home and asks the question can CQC be made more suited to purpose. David said "I would welcome a debate on how CQC should behave and what society at large wants/expects from them. Maybe we could start with asking CQC what they understand their role to be? "
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People living in a Shrewsbury care home were locked in rooms and treated without respect, inspectors have found.
New research by Age UK reveals that nearly 400,000[i] people aged 65 plus in the UK are worried about being lonely this Christmas. In addition, it showed that there are 2.5 million (23%) older people who are not looking forward to Christmas this year with nearly 650,000[ii] saying it"s because the festive season brings back too many memories of those who have passed away.
A care home in Surrey has been shut down after inspectors found residents were "at significant risk of harm".