CQC raise care homes concerns

People with learning disabilities have a one in two chance of receiving substandard care, a report by the care services watchdog revealed today.

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CQC inspections have raised concerns over the quality and safety of learning disability services

Nearly half of the 145 hospitals and care homes inspected nationwide by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) did not meet required standards in terms of care, welfare and whether people were safe from abuse, the report showed.

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Care centres 'substandard'

Nearly half of 145 hospitals and care homes providing care for people with learning difficulties inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) do not meet required standards in terms of care, welfare and abuse, a report has found.