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What is the Care Quality Commission?

The CQC are the independent regulator of health and adult social care in England.

They make sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care and we encourage care services to improve.

The CQC monitor, inspect and regulate services to make sure they meet fundamental standards of quality and safety and report performance ratings to help people choose care.

Standards of care 

The CQC set out what good and outstanding care looks like and make sure services meet fundamental standards below which care must never fall.

Safeguarding from abuse, Food and drink, Premises and equipment, Complaints, Good governance, Staffing, Fit and proper staff, Duty of candour and Display of ratings

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