Quality Solutions Wessex Ltd. | Care Division | Blog & News

Such a shame that there is still poor care out there

A care home company has today been fined almost half a million pounds after an elderly resident fell from her first floor window and died. Guildford Crown Court heard that the 87-year-old was staying at the Coppice Lea Nursing home in Surrey, owned and managed by Caring Homes Healthcare Group Limited. In the early hours of 3 October 2013, the woman fell about four metres through her window. She was…

Quality Solutions Wessex Ltd. | Care Training | CQC New Arrangements

CQC New Arrangements

Last year CQC increased their number of inspectors to enable them to carry out inspections on a yearly basis, instead of the 3 years we have been used to in the past.  They carried out themed inspections and as a result we now have approximately 45 homes across Dorset with embargoes on them, due to “safeguarding” issues, which must be addressed before allowing new residents in.  Training of the carers…

Quality Solutions Wessex Ltd. | Business Solutions | BS EN 9100 (AS9100) Update

BS EN 9100 (AS9100) Update

The new version of BS EN 9100:2009 now covers the Aerospace, Space & Defence industries the family of quality standards also referred to AS 9100 rev C, has now been released following a review by the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG). The purpose of the various standards that go to make up the family of standards is to provide the requirements for a quality management system (QMS), which if correctly…