Samantha Burges

Samantha Burges

Expert Care Manager: Challenging CQC inspection ratings

Following the roll-out of CQC’s rating system and the new Regulated Activities Regulations that came into force in April 2015, CQC is allocating new ratings for providers at an ever increasing speed.  At the time of writing this article, CQC has published ratings for 3707 care homes.  Of these, only 12 have been rated as …

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Healthcare Business: Article One year on from Cheshire West – where does the sector stand?

CQC has been placing an ever increasing focus on the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) as part of its inspection process ever since the Supreme Court judgement of Cheshire West turned providers’ perceptions of DoLS upside down.  It is now over a year since the controversial Cheshire West judgement was made but what progress has …

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HSJ Channel, Insight and Influence: Corporate Manslaughter: with convictions on the rise, are you vulnerable?

Corporate Manslaughter: with convictions on the rise, are you vulnerable? The enactment of the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 (the “Act”) was seen as a landmark change in the law – for the first time, companies and organisations could be found guilty of corporate manslaughter as a result of serious management failures resulting …

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Ridouts Alert: Registered Manager Fit Person Interviews Mar 2014, Samantha Cox

Most businesses (with the exception of health service bodies) providing care regulated by the Care Quality Commission (“CQC”) are subject to a registered manager condition under regulation 5 of the Care Quality Commission (Registration) Regulations 2009 (“Registration Regulations”). Each regulated activity is required to be managed by a registered manager, and the Health and Social …

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