Most services meet the ‘Mum Test’ but there is still too much poor care, finds CQC

While the majority of services are safe and of a high quality and many are improving, too many people across England are living in care homes and receiving care and support in their own homes that is not good enough. Without a proper recognition of the importance of adult social care and a renewed commitment to quality, the numbers of people affected by poor care could increase and have a profound impact on their lives.   In a national report, published today (Thursday 6 July 2017), the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has found that over three-quarters of adult social care services are currently rated as Good (77%, 16,351) [...]

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Can you help shape health and care services in Portsmouth?

Healthwatch Portsmouth is a local body created to help people get the best out of their local health and social care services. Whether it’s improving them today or helping shape them for tomorrow, we act as the local champion; enabling a community voice, influencing the design and delivery of local services where appropriate, providing challenge and enabling choice. We are seeking people who can join our Board, to help steer us into the future and work to ensure that local people have a real voice. This is a voluntary position with reasonable out of pocket expenses covered. Further information is included in the election information pack, alternatively you [...]

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