PERFORMANCE: The Care Quality Commission has found Calderdale and Huddersfield Foundation Trust compliant in an inspection of dignity and nutrition standards, but has recommended some improvements.

In relation to the requirement for people to “be treated with respect, involved in discussions about their care and treatment and able to influence how the service is run”, the CQC said the trust was meeting the standard. In relation to the requirement that “food and drink should meet people’s individual dietary needs”, the CQC said the trust was “meeting this essential standard but, to maintain this, we suggested that some improvements were made”. In particular the regulator’s report highlight concern about protected times for meals.