CQC launches new Equality Objectives for 2019-21

These objectives ensure that equality is front and centre, both in their regulatory work, and for their staff. The five equality objectives for 2019 to 2021 are: Confident with difference: person-centred care and equality, Accessible Information and communication, Equality and the well-led provider, Equal access to care and equity in outcomes in local areas and Continue to improve equality of opportunity for our staff and those seeking to join CQC. Our chief executive, Ian Trenholm, said; “CQC’s role is to make sure that health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care and treat everyone with respect and dignity. Central to this is a focus on equality, for people who use health and social care services, those who work there and for CQC staff.”

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