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Tameside’s Learning Disability Service Awarded ‘Good’ Rating by CQC

Tameside Council's Learning Disability Service have received an overall rating of ‘Good’ in a recent inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Tameside Learning Disability Service is a care agency, providing personal care to people in their own homes. The service provides support to people with a physical disability, learning disability and autistic people within a supported living setting.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is an independent regulator of all health and care providers in England. On inspection CQC found that the service maintained its rating as ‘good’ and continues to provide the right care, culture, and right support for those who access care and support. The service has shown that it is ‘’well-led, safe, effective, caring, and responsive’’.

Feedback demonstrated that those who access support from the service were encouraged by staff to be as independent as possible. The inspection highlighted that the service supported people to have maximum choice and control of their lives. They displayed that people were involved in their care planning and that these plans were regularly reviewed and adapted to suit people’s changing needs.

Executive Member for Adult Social Care Cllr John Taylor said: ‘’I’m very proud of our Learning Disability Service for maintaining their overall rating of ‘good’.

‘’Our CQC inspection highlights our hard-working and dedicated staff who continue to provide high-quality care and support, encouraging independence and helping people to lead fulfilled lives.’’

Find out more about support for adults with learning disabilities and special education needs and disabilities (SEND) at www.tameside.gov.uk/adults/send

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