The Care Quality Commission (CQC) are an independent regulator of health and social care in England.
They make sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care and they encourage care services to improve.
They monitor, inspect and regulate services to make sure they meet fundamental standards of quality and safety and they publish what they find, including performance ratings to help people choose care.
CQC work in the following ways:
For more information please visit https://www.cqc.org.uk/.