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CQC warns provider that it must make improvements

21 August 2013
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  • Care homes with nursing

21August 2013

When the Care Quality Commission visited Adel Grange Residential Home unannounced on 6 June 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 a formal warning to Parkfield Health Care Limited telling them that they must improve in the following area by 15 August 2013.

  • Regulation 15, (Outcome 10): Safety and suitability of premises

The service was failing to ensure people at its property were protected against the risks associated with unsafe or unsuitable premises.

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 June 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.