As the CQC is a public body, it must be able to show that its decisions and inspections are lawful and have followed the correct procedures. This is why the factual accuracy check was introduced
If you have a health and social care provider, it is highly likely that you will be inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The purpose of CQC inspections is to ensure that service-users are
The purpose of CQC inspections is to ensure that service-users are cared for in an effective and dignified way, whilst also supporting those offering care. CQC inspections aren’t designed to catch people out, or to
Why Choose Independent? Being an independent care provider can appear daunting, however with the right support, having the autonomy and drive to succeed can yield huge rewards – for both you and those in your care. The main reason that people
What is patient-focused care?Patient-focused care is where the patient is put at the heart of their care, allowing them to make decisions and feel in control. It can create a positive, collaborative environment where patients
The best way to prepare for an actual CQC inspection is to organise a mock inspection with our team. Mock CQC inspections are a useful tool to help identify, analyse and record areas of good practices and
Why is ongoing compliance support so vital? Ongoing compliance support is vital for any health or social care environment. However, ensuring that processes, policies and training are up to date can often be neglected or
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) monitor, inspect and regulate the UK’s health and social care services. When registered with the CQC, providers of social care and health services are required to have a Registered Manager.
It can be a cause for much anxiety but the CQC fit and proper person interview need not be the significant hurdle it seems in your dream to become a registered manager. Anyone who applies
Leading charities have criticised the government over their guidance on safe visits in care homes. The government updated their advice on visiting policies, insisting care homes will be “encouraged and supported to provide safe visiting
Are you someone who always thought about starting a care business? If you have experience in the care sector, a heartfelt desire to support others and good business sense, you’ll have definitely considered how you
The Care Quality Commission monitor, inspect and regulate the UK’s health and social care services. Under the Health and Social Care Act 2008, you need to have a Registered Manager to provide services, with this
Going into private general practice is an exciting journey, but for those involved – it can be a daunting one as well. That’s why at CQC Compliance, we are here to support those looking to start a new private general practice.
At CQC Compliance, our Policies and Procedures are produced bespoke to the requirements of our clients. Simply put, this is a service that you won’t find anywhere else. While healthcare services may be able to
The Care Quality Commission has released its annual report on the trends and data in prescribing controlled drugs across England. The Safer Management of Controlled Drugs update also provides information on key changes to legislation.