Care Quality Commission (CQC)

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‘How would you like to be in this dump?’: families’ horror at privately run UK care homes
Operators are pocketing large sums from councils while relatives speak of shocking conditions

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

23, Mar, 2023 @5:09 PM

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English councils spent £480m on ‘inadequate’ care homes in four years
Exclusive: Investigation finds huge sums of taxpayers’ money spent on poor quality private homes

Robert Booth and Michael Goodier

23, Mar, 2023 @4:00 PM

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‘We wouldn’t have sent Dad there’: CQC accused of failing to keep care homes safe
Bernard Chatting’s family relied on ‘good’ rating from CQC for Dorset care home and allege regulator’s delay in exposing risks led to his death

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

08, Mar, 2023 @4:00 PM

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‘He was still dirty’: stroke survivor fights homecare bill over visit lengths
Council threatened court action after North Yorkshire man alleged care homecare visits lasted quarter of contracted time

Robert Booth Socials affairs correspondent

09, Feb, 2023 @11:00 AM

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UK maternity care is in a bad state – and Black women suffer the most | Letters
Letter: Recent reports from the CQC and MBRRACE-UK paint a shocking picture of deteriorating women’s health services. The government must act now, says Prof Geeta Nargund

18, Jan, 2023 @5:42 PM

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Owner of UK care home group paid himself £21m despite safety concerns
Exclusive: ‘Eye-watering’ pay for Gordon Sanders comes despite inspectors finding multiple breaches of rules at his firm’s homes

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

17, Jan, 2023 @4:00 PM

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Means testing and lack of staff shape how England’s dementia patients are treated
Low pay, limited training, temporary staff and cross-subsidising creating worse conditions, after government’s failure to ‘fix social care’

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

28, Dec, 2022 @4:49 PM

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Care homes in England ‘risk being vilified’ if forced to allow visitors
Sector hit by staff and funding shortages warns against giving residents legal right to see guests

Tom Ambrose

12, Nov, 2022 @11:28 AM

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Care substandard at 39% of maternity units in England, NHS watchdog finds
Care Quality Commission reports deteriorating services and ‘the same concerns emerging again and again’

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

21, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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UK care home where workers abused resident may face criminal action
CQC ‘reviewing evidence’ after footage shows 88-year-old Ann King’s treatment at Reigate Grange

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

14, Oct, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Britain’s care system is broken from the top down. It’s people like Ann King who suffer | Jenny Morrison
Until social care is properly funded and its workers adequately paid, neglect will continue to occur, says campaigner Jenny Morrison

Jenny Morrison

14, Oct, 2022 @2:06 PM

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‘I will always hear her screams’: family tell of heartbreak over care home abuse
Reigate Grange promised a ‘cruise ship’ lifestyle. Instead, a family’s hidden camera recorded harrowing abuse

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

13, Oct, 2022 @4:01 PM

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