• slide-chairs.jpg
You need to upgrade your Flash Player!
get Adobe Flash Player

This web site makes use of the Adobe Flash Player version 8 or newer.

You need to upgrade your Flash Player!
get Adobe Flash Player

This web site makes use of the Adobe Flash Player version 8 or newer.

Care Quality Commission

Life Works Community CQC Registration

Life Works Community Ltd is registered, and therefore licensed to provide services, by the Care Quality Commision (Provider ID: 1-101617818 Location ID: 1-140596042).

The Care Quality Commission

The Care Quality Commission is the independent regulator of health and social care in England. They regulate care provided by the NHS, local authorities, private companies and voluntary organisations. From 1 October 2010, all health and adult social care providers are legally responsible for making sure they meet essential standards of quality and safety and must be licensed with CQC.

The CQC visit all care providers to assess the level of service being provided to ensure that it meets certain standards. It also advises care service providers on improvements that need to be made. They also continue to monitor providers to make sure they continue to improve and if not they have a wide range of actions that can be taken if they find care services are not meeting these essential standards.

Following an unannounced visit Life Works has been given the highest industry award of 3 star "Excellent" from the Care Quality Commission.

The CQC Inspection report highlighted excellence in a number or areas including individual needs and choices; personal and healthcare support and our unique environment. The Inspector commented that Life Works clients benefit from 'a highly qualified, experienced staff team and a multi-disciplinary, inclusive approach to assessment and treatment planning'.

During the inspection the facilitator met with our clients who commented:

  • "I am blessed to have found this place".
  • "Excellent all round and I would highly recommend to others seeking treatment for addictions."
  • "This is an excellent treatment centre and it is helping me enormously."
  • "Life Works has been fantastic in helping me deal with my drug and alcohol addiction".
  • "Staff are good and professional"
  • "The staff are kind and helpful the counsellors are good and knowledgeable of addiction".

The Care Quality Commission have a page listing of Life Works Community in their registered service directory, where you can find our most recent report along with the archived reports.

Check CQC for Care Providers

Entering recovery is a huge step and requires complete trust in the organisation or company that are taking responsibility for your recovery.  Considering that, it is vital that you check with the CQC that the organisation or company offering a place to enter recovery is in fact a registered and qualified care provider. 

Life Works strive to be as professional, experienced and trustworthy as possible using the guidelines of the CQC.  Unfortunately some will not follow our example, or the CQC guidelines, with some providers not being registered and practicing unlawfully.  Please ensure that where ever you enter recovery, you are receiving the proper care you deserve.

    If you are interested in learning more about Life Works qualifications or you would like to start treatment, please call us at 0800 081 0700 or fill out our contact form.

    Submit to DeliciousSubmit to DiggSubmit to FacebookSubmit to Google PlusSubmit to TwitterSubmit to LinkedIn

    Latest from the Blog

    Alarming Increase in Reports of Depression During Pregnancy
    depression and pregnancy
    A new study has revealed that an increasing number of women are developing depression while they are pregnant due to the growing expectations of motherhood. Last year alone, 20,000 pregnant women repo...
    Continue Reading...
    Depression Among UK Military Twice As Likely As In Civilian Population
    depression and anxiety in the military
    British Military men and women are twice as likely to suffer from depression and anxiety. A new study has found that Depression and anxiety numbers in the military are double those in civilian populat...
    Continue Reading...
    Depression Is Googled Every Two Seconds In The UK
    depression help
    The beginning of this week marked Blue Monday which is supposedly the unhappiest day of the year. Although this day would have come and gone without too much of a thought for many, for others it was a...
    Continue Reading...
    Surprising Facts About Drug Addiction Part Two
    drug addiction help
    The first part of our blog, ‘surprising facts about drug addiction’ covered common stereotypes surrounding the profile of a drug addict and how people often wrongly assume that other addictions are le...
    Continue Reading...