Calls have been made for a government review into the care system after video footage showed Kent care home staff drinking, stripping and swearing while at work.
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CQC responds to joint investigation by The Sunday Times and Channel 4s Dispatches on instances of poor home care by two providers
The Sunday Times published a story, which exposed serious failings in care in people"s own homes in two specific locations " the Haringey branch of Sevacare and the Hillingdon branch of Care Outlook.
A national review of end-of-life care has found many hospitals are failing to provide face-to-face palliative care specialists around the clock.The review shows only 16 of 142 hospital sites in England offer specialists on site 24/7.
Following a public consultation last year, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has outlined the fees that providers of health and adult social care in England will pay from April 2016 to cover the costs of their regulation.
In the past week the Care Quality Commission has published a further 85 reports on the quality of care provided by adult social care services across London and the South of England.