Care Quality Commission (CQC)
The Care Quality Commission is 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 encourage care services to improve.
Throughout their work they:
- Protect the rights of vulnerable people, including those restricted under the Mental Health Act.
- Listen to and act on your experiences.
- Involve the public and people who receive care
- Work with other organisations and public groups.
CQC providers and registered managers are responsible for ensuring that staff are supported to maintain their training, qualifications and CPD as appropriate and in accordance with the requirements of regulations