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Social care partner Philippa Doyle explains how to get the best outcome from CQC's new monitoring phone calls.
Read the autumn 2021 Social Care Newsbrief.
We are delighted to announce that we will be exhibiting at the Dementia, Care & Nursing Home Expo, on 15/16 September 2021 at Birmingham’s NEC. We invite you to join us for two days filled with business-defining content, training, and exhibitor demonstrations.
The Covid 19 pandemic has seen the way many services operate change, with many face to face services going on-line and digital in a way never seen before. One of those changes is seen with the new CQC approach to inspection.
CQC have confirmed 21st July 2021 as the date when they will release data showing notifications received from individual care homes relating to deaths of people with Covid-19 between 10 April 2020 and 31 March 2021.
In the latest in our series of articles on the CQC Fundamental Standards of Care, Philippa Doyle looks at Regulation 18 – Staffing.
In this edition in our series of Fundamental Standards articles, we explore the Health and Social Act 2008 (Regulated Activates) 2014 regulation 13 – 'Safeguarding service users from abuse and improper treatment'.
Liz Hackett has joined the healthcare advisory team in our Harrogate office this month.
The CQC will step up inspections of GP practices from April, targeting practices rated 'inadequate', 'requires improvement' or 'good' with breaches of regulation - and some with no breaches.
March has seen a big focus on the Fundamental Standards of Care for our Social Care team and we wanted to share the information with you to help you navigate your way through the standards.
Do you want to know how to improve the lives of the people you support and hopefully impress the CQC at the same time – then read the Fundamental Standards and tailor your service to meet those standards.
As a Registered Manager of a regulated activity, you have a personal responsibility to ensure your service operates in accordance with the Fundamental Standards as set out in the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014.
Key Lines of enquiry, prompts and ratings characteristics for adult social care services
In January 2020, we saw troubling reports of flawed reporting processes, with the CQC retracting a not insignificant number of reports due to duplication, necessitating re-inspections to enable providers to have confidence in the CQC’s ratings and findings.