Ask Sheila England

Sheila will try to answer as many of your English Social Care questions as possible, giving priority to frequently asked questions and questions regarding current events and trends.

01st October 2014

When will the new ratings system start?

When will the new ratings system start?

It has already started. All the care providers that were part of the second wave of pilots will have already received a rating and those ratings will be published shortly.
The ratings are:

  • Outstanding
  • Good
  • Requires improvement
  • Inadequate

We are expecting an announcement in the next few days about exactly how the ratings will be judged so watch this space!


*All information is correct at the time of publishing.


What would you like to ask Sheila?

Sheila Scott OBE from National Care Association (NCA). Care is Sheila’s life; she possesses a strong command of the issues facing the care sector informed by her long career as a nursing professional, the owner and manager of a care business and as a leader in the care sector.

Sheila will try to answer as many of your questions as possible, giving priority to frequently asked questions and questions regarding current events and trends.

Please note that Sheila can not offer answers to matters requiring legal advice. If your matter concerns a specific service provider, please contact the CQC.








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