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CQC warns HC-one Limited that they must make improvements

8 November 2013
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08 November 2013

CQC warns HC-one Limited that it must make improvements

When the Care Quality Commission visited Bellevue Court Woodcross Street Bilston Wolverhampton WV14 9RT unannounced on 16th September 2013 we found that the service was failing to meet the national standards that people should be able to expect.

As a result, CQC has issued formal warnings to HC- one Ltd telling them that they must improve in the following areas by 22 October 2013:

  • Regulation 13, (Outcome 9): Management of medicines The service was failing to protect people against the risks associated with poor medicines management.

CQC inspectors will return unannounced in due course to check whether the required improvements have been made. For more details of the findings from the inspection in September 2013. Read the full report here.

If the required improvements are not made within the set timescale, CQC has a range of enforcement powers which include restricting the services that a provider can offer, or, in the most serious cases, suspending or cancelling a service. CQC can also issue financial penalty notices and cautions, or prosecute the provider for failing to meet national standards.