NCSC logo aims to show authority and sensitivity


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

The Government is to launch the National Care Standards Commission with an identity which, say consultants Butcher & Gundersen who have designed the new Commission¹s logo, reflects both its authority to take action and its fairness and sensitivity. The identity is intended to help the Commission establish its credentials and spearhead its recruitment drive to staff eight regional and 72 area offices. It will then represent the organisation across the country when it becomes fully operational in April 2002. The NCSC is the new independent watchdog, set up to regulate social care services and private and voluntary health care, up until now the task of the local authorities and health authorities. With the aim of ensuring consistency and quality of service provision, new national minimum standards are being developed for each of the services to be regulated. The NCSC will carry out regular inspections of services and will have strong powers of enforcement to make sure that services meet required standards. This





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