About RDB

About RDB

RDB Star Rating was developed to drive up standards in care.  Providers and Managers of care homes who put themselves forward for the annual RDB Star Rating accreditation, demonstrate their commitment to providing Safe, Effective, Responsive, Well-led, compassionate, high quality care, to their customers, CQC, Commissioners of Care, Community Professionals, Staff, the Public, Banks and Insurance Companies.

The key benefits of the RDB system:

  • Star Ratings provide a nationally recognised symbol of ‘quality’
  • Empowers purchasers of care to make an informed choice
  • Independent Inspection Company
  • Client focused, holistic and objective in its approach
  • Evidence based
  • Annual assessment
  • UKAS Accredited
  • Assists homes with regulatory compliance
  • Gives recognition to ‘quality providers’
  • Provides independent validated external evidence
  • Provides an independent second opinion
  • Complimentary to CQC inspections