Archive for October, 2014

WELLINGTON HOSPITAL WINS TOP HOUSEKEEPING AWARD AT FIRST ATTEMPT

October 24th, 2014

HOUSEKEEPING staff at the Wellington Hospital were celebrating last night after winning a major national award for cleanliness. The UK’s largest independent hospital won a Gold CAP Award following an unannounced inspection into quality and standards. The CAP Awards (the Continuous Advancement Programme) measure the quality of cleaning and housekeeping in healthcare facilities across the […]

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CONSISTENCY IS KEY TO SUCCESS OF NEW CQC RATINGS

October 13th, 2014

TODAY’S announcement of the new Care Quality Commission ratings system is more likely to succeed if a culture of consistency is at its heart. The decision to rate homes on a sliding scale, so that residents and their loved ones can discriminate easily between local providers, is a smart move. And asking if a particular […]

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