CQC launches dementia services review
The Care Quality Commission is to undertake unannounced inspections of 150 care homes and hospitals to review the care of people with dementia in England.
The news comes on the day the prime minister is hosting a G8 summit in London to develop an international plan to combat the condition.
CQC chief executive David Behan said it will be the first time the regulator has specifically reviewed care services for people with dementia. He said the CQC’s findings would create a national picture of “what works well and where improvements are required”. (more…)