NHS Providers welcomes shared plan to improve quality of adult social care services

12 July 2017

 

The Care Quality Commission, along with a broad range of partners in the adult social care sector have a published Quality Matters.

The plan is a joint commitment which sets out:

Forty-six organisations, including NHS Providers, have endorsed the plan.

 

Responding to Quality Matters, the head of policy at NHS Providers, Amber Davenport said:

“A shared commitment to maintaining high quality social care is in everybody’s interest given the current complex challenges facing the sector and the close relationship it has with the NHS. 

A shared commitment to maintaining high quality social care is in everybody’s interest given the current complex challenges facing the sector.

“NHS Providers has endorsed the approach to improving the quality of adult social care set out in this plan. It is a positive step towards a shared vision of quality and improvement between social care providers and the CQC. It will also support both local authorities and the NHS to improve the integration of services across health and care settings and ensure that patients receive the most appropriate care in the right place.  

“We look forward to working with the CQC and other partners to turn the ambitions in Quality Matters, and those set out in the NHS quality strategy, into reality.”

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