pass cqc increase in negative ratings

A warning shot for Providers

  • More Providers got negative ratings than in all of the previous years combined

  • Over 3,700 areas got marked as Requires Improvement or Inadequate

  • New KLOE regime has now kicked in


Overview of all ratings : Note the spike in bad ratings

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 Primary Care: Hundreds more poor reviews

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Almost 9,000 GPs and Dentists were inspected under the old KLOE rules. This is what they can get caught out on:-

  • Inspections regime changed in 2017, you need to be prepared for new KLOEs
  • Virtually everything you based on old KLOEs at the last inspection is invalid
  • Providers who have not kept up to date face a significant amount of work

Adult Social Care: Thousands of poor reviews

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Inspections are transitioning from checking processes to auditing actual care.

What gets caught out:-

  • Providers who waste time on policies instead of care
  • Poor care plans
  • Poor risk assessment
  • Poor evidence of compliance

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