September 25, 2013

Training and Staffing in Social Care - CQC to Investigate

Community Care reports that the Care Quality Commission is set to investigate levels of adult social care staffing and training later this year after it was identified by a range of stakeholders as an area of concern.

report to the latest CQC board meeting said there was evidence that some specialist services or those for people with complex needs, such as people with learning disabilities and ‘challenging behaviour’, were increasingly providing poor care due to insufficient staffing levels and inadequate training.

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