A change of approach


Posted on October 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

An inspector gives his thoughts on Quality Ratings and what inspections should be all about.

By JON FRY – inspector, Commission for Social Care Inspection

In the six years that I have been an inspector I have seen huge changes in social care. Perhaps the most important, and the most challenging for providers, is the move towards more personalised services.

People who use care services, their relatives and friends, all say they want services that meet their individual needs &n





Comments are closed.


Latest blog posts

Shuffling to some purpose – or just fancy footwork?

By guest blogger JEF SMITH

Spare a thought if you will for the hard pressed people who have to update government information. Well into 2018, for...

Life support for the NHS

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

To outline a comprehensive remedy for the ongoing and worsening woes of the beleaguered NHS would take a little more...

A flight of festive fancy

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

Christmas Past: It’s cold outside but inside the care home the star atop the tree beams its rays of hope...