Southport Care Agency slammed by Commission


Photo: Staff posted derogatory pictures of infirm patients to Facebook

Southport Care Agency slammed by Commission

A Birkdale-based care agency has been rated as ‘inadequate’ by the Care Quality Commission.

Southport Home Care‘ of Eastbourne Road, has been seriously-criticised across the five areas of consideration by the Commission. It’s leadership and safety were both deemed inadequate and all other factors ‘requires improvement’.

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Financially, however, its web-site says it is ‘going from strength to strength. This website also says the HQ is at Kensinton Road, not Eastbourne Road:

Suthport Health and Adult Care spokesperson Councillor Tony Dawson says: “Reports like this are always of concern. The clients receiving the service need to be reassured that the service which they are receiving will be brought up to scratch very quickly indeed.”

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