What makes a care home outstanding?

by | Oct 31, 2016 | News, Social Care

Less than 1% of homes are rated as outstanding – all share three common attributes.

Around 80% of care homes for older people, in England, have been rated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). So far, approximately 62% have been rated good, 37% as requires improvement or inadequate and just less than 1% are outstanding. Following up on my Care Home Inquiry, I have spent time reading the reports on those outstanding care homes and visiting them to try to understand their secret. What has enabled them to achieve this rare accolade? To read the full article: The Guardian