David Behan, chief executive, Care Quality Commission
In the Care Quality Commission’s annual report to Parliament on the state of health and adult social care services, we warned the adult social care sector was “approaching a tipping point” and its fragility could put the quality of care that people should expect to receive at risk.
The special measures process was first applied to failing hospitals in July 2013, before being extended to GPs and adult social care in April 2015.
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