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Bolton Primary Care Trust: Public Relations

Mr. Crausby: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate he has made of the proportion of the management costs of Bolton Primary Care Trust spent on public relations activities in the latest period for which information is available. [295307]

Ann Keen: The information requested is not collected centrally.

Care Homes: Standards

Mr. Stephen O'Brien: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many and what proportion of care homes did not meet the National Minimum Standard for Care Homes in 2008-09. [295607]

Phil Hope: We are informed by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) that, when inspecting care homes against the National Minimum Standards (NMS), the CQC rates their performance using a four point system:

The tables show ratings against the NMS by number and percentage of care homes for younger adults and older people for the year ending 31 March 2009-the latest year for which information is available.


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Score against NMS for care homes for younger adults as at 31 March 2009
Standard not met with major shortfalls Standard not met with minor shortfalls Standard met Standard exceeded
NMS

N o. of services % of all scores N o. of services % of all scores N o. of services % of all scores N o. of services % of all scores

1

Information

94

1

1,301

19

5,172

75

375

5

2

Needs assessment

55

1

427

6

6,244

84

745

10

3

Meeting needs

117

2

556

9

5,301

84

349

6

4

Introductory visits

28

0

179

3

5,802

90

412

6

5

Contract

155

2

1,067

17

5,048

79

140

2

6

Service user plan

107

1

1,397

19

4,778

64

1,227

16

7

Decision making

35

0

542

7

5,881

78

1,047

14

8

Participation

52

1

486

8

5,235

83

554

9

9

Risk taking

81

1

962

13

5,691

76

769

10

10

Confidentiality

50

1

489

8

5,371

89

109

2

11

Personal development

50

1

421

7

5,084

81

723

12

12

Education and occupation

35

0

467

6

5,669

76

1,332

18

13

Community links and social inclusion

26

0

404

5

5,915

79

1,158

15

14

Leisure

61

1

680

10

4,895

73

1,066

16

15

Relationships

4

0

133

2

6,547

87

816

11

16

Daily routines

26

0

351

5

6,095

81

1,021

14

17

Meals and mealtimes

25

0

462

6

6,200

83

809

11

18

Personal support

32

0

366

5

6,121

82

986

13

19

Healthcare

54

1

571

8

5,916

79

966

13

20

Medication

130

2

1,591

21

5,467

73

319

4

21

Ageing and death

70

1

628

11

4,664

83

261

5

22

Concerns and complaints

40

1

526

7

6,530

87

417

6

23

Protection

117

2

922

12

6,146

82

328

4

24

Premises

156

2

1,612

21

4,968

66

786

10

25

Space requirements

51

1

430

7

5,531

86

427

7

26

Furniture and fittings

74

1

806

12

5,193

80

399

6

27

Toilets and bathrooms

147

2

1,006

16

4,977

78

290

5

28

Shared space

59

1

679

11

5,267

82

397

6

29

Adaptations and equipment

77

1

592

10

5,050

85

220

4

30

Hygiene and control of infection

55

1

670

9

6,301

84

490

7

31

Roles

72

1

419

7

5,397

90

133

2

32

Qualities and qualifications

62

1

893

12

5,630

75

889

12

33

Staff team

181

3

1,333

20

4,845

72

346

5

34

Recruitment

193

3

1,102

15

5,814

78

344

5

35

Training and development

95

1

1,220

16

5,485

73

671

9

36

Supervision and support

143

2

1,148

17

5,047

76

324

5

37

Day to day operations

103

1

1,066

14

5,328

71

1,012

13

38

Ethos

93

1

430

7

4,933

80

747

12

39

Quality assurance

132

2

1,352

18

5,291

71

720

10

40

Policies and procedures

90

1

1,141

19

4,678

78

104

2

41

Record keeping

208

3

1,511

25

4,275

70

146

2

42

Safe working practices

129

2

1,428

19

5,617

75

335

4

43

Conduct of the service

171

3

917

16

4,533

79

93

2

Note:
Figures are based on the most recent score for each standard as at 31 March. The year shown is not necessarily the year of inspection - not every standard is inspected against every year and not every service is inspected annually.
Source:
CQC database

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