1992

Sue Brand is Chair of East Sussex National Care Homes Association (NCHA)

1996

Sue Brand becomes an alumni of Common Purpose

1997

Sue Brand is Chair of Brighton & Hove National Care Association

1997

RDB Star Rating established by Sue Brand in Hove, East Sussex, in partnership with NCHA and the Brighton & Hove Social Services Department

1998

Core model designed and written and piloted

1999

Nursing, Mental Health & Learning Difficulties Models written and piloted

1999

RDB Star Rating scheme piloted in 2 Local Authorities and a working party set up

2000

RDB Star Rating in House of Commons Hansard Debate

2000

Article on RDB features in The Mail on Sunday

2000

Article on RDB features in The Sunday People

2000

Article on RDB features in The News of the World

2001

Article on RDB features in The Times

2001

Sue Brand is a Member of HASCAF (Health & Social Care Accreditation Forum)

2002

Sue Brand becomes a Member of Care England

2005

Sue Brand becomes a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts

2007

Mental Health Model reviewed and updated in line with the Mental Capacity Act 2005

2007

RDB relocates offices to Fishersgate, West Sussex

2008

RDB and Care England establish the Quality Care Campaign

2009

Sue Brand attends Cranfield’s Business Growth Development Programme

2010

Core Model reviewed and updated and cross-referenced with CQC’s standards

2012

Sue Brand becomes a member of the Royal Society of Medicine

2012

Sue Brand is a Founder member of National Skills Academy

2013

RDB takes part in UKAS Pilot for Social Care

2014

Core model reviewed and updated to reflect current best practice, taking into account CQC’s KLOEs

2015

RDB accredited by UKAS to the international and European standard ISO/IEC 17020:2012, for inspection bodies. The first company in Social Care to achieve this award

2016

Sue Brand joins the drafting panel of the British Standards Institute (BSI)

2016

RDB Star Rating features in the House of Lords Hansard debate

2017

Sue Brand becomes a Trustee of the National Dignity Council

2018

Sue Brand awarded CEO Today Award in Healthcare

2019

RDB Awarded ‘Best Care Sector Inspection & Assessment Agency 2019’ from Acquisition International

2019

Sue Brand received CEO of the Year Award from Corporate Livewire’s Innovation & Excellence Awards 2019

2019

Sue Brand wins Game Changers Award 2019 from Finance Monthly

2019

RDB is awarded ‘Best Social Care Standards Authority 2019’ in SME News’ 2019 Awards

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