PSIRF and the Duty of Candour
Dec 5 2023
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The Care Quality Commission's (CQC) annual State of Care report was published today.
A summary and full report can be found Read the summary online and download the full report.
The findings of the report will not come as any surprise to those working within health & social care, including the overall positive note that most of the care that CQC sees across England is good quality and, overall, the quality is improving. The continued underfunding of health and social care is undoubtedly at the heart of the all too well known key points the report makes that:
Again the finding that innovation is at the heart of some of the high quality care CQC sees – whether this is technological and specialised or simply the way in which services use smarter workforce planning to meet people’s care needs, again reinforces what we see and hear and something that will resonate with the experiences of operators, investors and funders alike.
Let’s see the Government’s green paper or even white paper on social care funding and hopefully see CQC’s next report on a new chapter where we start to see more progress on the challenges that the sector has for too long faced and exasperated by the Brexit paralysis that has existed for the last 3 years.