Visits by a Commission representative into the home of people who care for someone

Ron made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Care Quality Commission

This request has been closed to new correspondence from the public body. Contact us if you think it ought be re-opened.

Care Quality Commission Nid oedd gan y wybodaeth y gofynnwyd amdani.

Dear Care Quality Commission,
I have cared for my wife for two years and during that time I have not been approached by anyone to enquire of the quality of care I receive from my carers. The performance of a previous care company was a disgrace and this persuaded me to move to another small company in January 2011 with the satisfaction of knowing that always two carers will arrive within 1/4 hour either side of the agreed time. Another inmportant factor is that unlike previous companies I can comunicate with them 24 hours a day.
As part of your responsibility for care in the home, will you introduce visits to people who care for people in addition to your visits to the care companies. From reports I receive there would appear to be a need for the introduction of such an addition to your normal activities and this is also substantiated in view of the recent reports in the press and on tv and radio.

Yours faithfully,

Ron edwards

Information Access, Care Quality Commission

1 Atodiad

Dear Mr Edwards


I am writing in response to your request for information dated 24 October
2012 in which you made a request for information in accordance with the
Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA), which the Commission received on
that day.


The Information Access Team has now processed your request and I am
pleased to attach our response in relation to your request.


If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact me.


Kind regards

Pamela Coxon
Information Access Officer
Legal Services & Information Rights
Care Quality Commission
Citygate, Floor 7
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tel: 0191 233 3552
Fax: 01484 772 992
E-mail: [1][email address]

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