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CQC recognises the role that digital technology is playing in the care sector.

CQC recognises the role that digital technology is playing in the care sector.

In November, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) introduced a new assessment framework and announced that the provider information return (PIR) will be replaced by an online provider information collection (PIC) in 2018.
This, together with a new Key Line of Enquiry (KLOE) that includes a focus on how technology is used to support timely access to care and treatment, emphasises CQC’s recognition of the role that digital transformation is playing in the sector.

Is there a link between Care Home Trading Performance and CQC rating?

Is there a link between Care Home Trading Performance and CQC rating?

A question has been raised on whether quality of care comes at a cost - do higher staff costs determine better quality of care? Unsurprisingly, operators that invest heavily within staff training programmes, improve staff retention by creating a good working environment and provide competitive remuneration packages, will be more successful in improving the quality of care.

Alma Care Homes Ltd add Holywell Park Care Home to their portfolio

Alma Care Homes Ltd add Holywell Park Care Home to their portfolio

Holywell Park is a large country house dating back to the 17th century. Set in its own stunning grounds, all rooms have views of the gardens and surrounding countryside. 

Acting for the vendor, Mr Gary Stickings, Bespoke Care discretely marketed the care facility and a sale was agreed in mid May 2017. The sale was tightly managed and with Buyacarehome industry experts, Dan Corker of Windles Solicitors, Tony Hornsby of Michells Charetered Accountants and Jonathon Read of Chandler & Co, Independent Finance brokers progressing matters swiftly over the summer period the transaction concluded within a few months.
Nourish provide technology revolutionising service at Optivo care homes

Nourish provide technology revolutionising service at Optivo care homes

Housing association Optivo is revolutionising services at its care homes with a new digital care management tool that hooks up to computers and smartphones.

Called Nourish, the technology allows staff to record every aspect of each resident’s care plan at their residences in Ealing, London.

Care4Quality help resolve problems raised by CQC

Care4Quality help resolve problems raised by CQC

We have been using Care 4 Quality, Helen Fuller and her team in respect of issues we had with Care Quality Commission(CQC) following their most recent inspection.

We found Helen and her team to be extremely helpful, professional in their approach and willing to go over and above to help us with the problems we had.
BESPOKE CARE SELL RATHGAR RESIDENTIAL CARE HOME

BESPOKE CARE SELL RATHGAR RESIDENTIAL CARE HOME

BESPOKE CARE SELL RATHGAR RESIDENTIAL CARE HOME - Funding arranged by Chandler & Co and Dan Corker of Windles Solicitors acted on behalf of the client. A great example of the Buyacarehome team working well together