Meeting the health care needs of people in care homes – Care Quality Commission [UK] – 7 March 2012

Posted on March 13, 2012. Filed under: Aged Care / Geriatrics, Clin Governance / Risk Mgmt / Quality | Tags: |

Meeting the health care needs of people in care homes – Care Quality Commission [UK] – 7 March 2012

“The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has today published the results of a review of how the healthcare needs of care home residents are met.

It addresses how older people and people with learning disabilities living in care homes access healthcare services, whether they have choice and control over their healthcare and whether they receive care that is safe and respects their dignity.

Inspection teams visited a small sample of care homes, interviewing managers, residents and staff, observing care and examining case files.

Emerging themes of non-compliance will influence future detailed CQC thematic inspections including the dignity and nutrition review for care homes being undertaken in summer 2012.

A summary of the data can be found in the accompanying key findings document and the full data is on our website.”

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