Care Quality Commission
The results of our most recent check shows the services provided by Cherish-UK meet each of the standards that the government says you have the right to expect.
What Does the Care Quality Commission Do?
They are the independent regulator of all health and social care services in England.
Their job is to make sure that care provided by hospitals, dentists, ambulances, care homes and services in people’s own homes and elsewhere meets government standards of quality and safety.
How are they funded?
They are funded through a combination of registration fee income and government grant-in-aid.
The Care Quality Commission began operating on 1 April 2009 as the independent regulator of health and adult social care in England. They replaced three earlier commissions: the Healthcare Commission, the Commission for Social Care Inspection and the Mental Health Act Commission.
What are the government standards?
The government standards cover all aspects of care, including:
- treating people with dignity and respect.
- making sure food and drink meets people’s needs.
- making sure that that the environment is clean and safe.
- managing and staffing services.
Care Quality Commission register care services that meet the standards, inspect them to check that they continue to do so, and take action when they don’t. Find out more:
How they do their job
They inspect and continually monitor information they hold about a service.
They use information from:
- The Public
- Care Staff
- Care Services
- Other Organisations