Regulator reports a year of success

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

For a second successive year, the Commission for Social Care Inspection (CSCI) has achieved its objectives, according to the Commission’s annual report for 2005/6. These include assessing care sector performance, delivering star ratings for councils, more proportionate inspections, stripping out costs and focusing on outcomes for people using social care services. The report says all these have been achieved while pressing ahead with plans to modernise and improve its regulatory and performance work. CSCI chair Dame Denise Platt said the last 12 months had been marked by progress, change, achievement and challenge. “Once again we have shown we are up to the challenge and have improved on last year’s performance, while working with our partners to plan for the transition to new regulatory bodies,” said Dame Denise. “The report demonstrates how CSCI as an organisation is changing and how we are encouraging councils and the care sector to make essential improvements for people who use and rely on socia

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