How is Hospiscare regulated?


Hospiscare has to comply with a number of different regulators.

  • The Care Quality Commission (CQC) – Ensures health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care, encouraging improvement.
  • The Charity Commission – Registers and regulates charities in England and Wales, to ensure that the public can support charities with confidence.
  • Companies House (Hospiscare is a company registered by guarantee as well as a charity).
  • The Gambling Commission – The Gambling Commission was setup under the Gambling Act 2005 to regulate commercial gambling in Great Britain in partnership with licensing authorities.
  • Our annual accounts are prepared in accordance with The Statement of Recommended Practice for Charities (2015).  Our auditors are Bishop Fleming, Exeter.


The Board of Trustees is able to access independent professional advice should it be required, for example legal advice and investment advice.