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Under the GDPR there are more stringent rules about special categories of personal data, such as health data, which may be considered particularly sensitive.
Not only has CQC dramatically increased its enforcement action capability, but in its latest consultation, “Our next phase of regulation: consultation 2”, CQC proposes to get even tougher.
Reporting restrictions on legal proceedings which lasted five years, involving the provision of care to people with learning disabilities at Veilstone and Gatooma care homes have recently been lifted. The case has been described as “ground-breaking” in that directors and senior managers have been held to account for creating a culture of systematic neglect.
The Competition and Markets Authority (“CMA”) has now published the initial findings of its Market Study launched in December 2016 to examine whether the residential care sector is working well for elderly people and their families.