The Care Quality Comission (CQC) is the independent health and adult social care regulator for England. CQC ensure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care. They do this by monitoring, inspecting and regulating services to make sure they meet fundamental standards of quality and safety and publish their findings including performance ratings to help people choose care.
For more information about the CQC please visit www.cqc.org.uk
The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) is Northern Ireland's independent health and social care regulator. In its work RQIA encourages continuous improvement in the quality of health and social care services through a programme of inspections and reviews.
For more information about the RQIA please visit www.rqia.org.uk
The Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW) are responsible for inspecting social care and social services in Wales to make sure that they are safe for the people that use them.
For more information about the CSSIW please visit www.cssiw.org.uk