State of Care 2020/21

Content originally from Care Quality Commission

The comprehensive assessment of health care and social care in England by CQC

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is the independent regulator of England’s health & social care.

As we would expect, this report is comprehensive and hard hitting. It provides us with a good analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of our health and social care in these most challenging times.

The Forward by the CEO & Chair summarises some top issues https://www.cqc.org.uk/publications/major-reports/soc202021_00a_foreword .

A pithy summary of key points is at https://www.cqc.org.uk/publications/major-report/state-care?report= with links to particular subjects.

The full report is at https://www.cqc.org.uk/sites/default/files/20211021_stateofcare2021_print.pdf .

This report provides details of the steps needed to improve our health and social care and ensure it is delivered safely.