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Care home is branded ‘inadequate’

STAFF at a residential care home in Herne Bay did not know what abuse was or who they should report concerns to, inspectors found. The Laleham Residential Home on Central Parade has been rated “inadequate” by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) after an unannounced inspection on January 6 and 9 this year. In its report, CQC found people living at …

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Laleham Residential Home in Herne Bay rated ‘inadequate’ by CQC

STAFF at a residential care home in Herne Bay did not know what abuse was or who they should report concerns to, inspectors found.The Laleham Residential Home on Central Parade has been rated “inadequate” by the Care Quality Commission after an unannounced inspection was carried out on January 6 and 9 this year. In its latest report, CQC stated that …

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How well are Kent care homes rated?

8 April 2015 From the section Kent Since last October, there have been seven residential care homes rated inadequate in Kent by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). A further 20 have been rated as requiring further improvement. Adrian Hughes, CQC deputy chief inspector, said from 1 April those services rated inadequate would be placed into special measures with a requirement …

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Watchdog’s criticism of private ambulances

THE firm responsible for taking patients to Kent hospitals has been slammed for a series of failings. During a surprise visit in November, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) found that NSL Kent employed people without making necessary legal Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) — formerly CRB — checks. Some patients were also left waiting hours for transport which, in some …

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