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Maintaining CQC Compliance

Compliance is a buzz-word right now, with many enquiries coming in on how we can support providers to maintain compliance within their service. This is great news, as it shows that providers are really working hard to ensure a high quality service is delivered and they want to be able to have evidence to back […]

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Preparing for a Care Quality Commission inspection.

Due a CQC Inspection? We’ve put together this overview so that you know what to expect. What are CQC Inspections? The Care Quality Commission (CQC) carry out regular checks on health and social care services to ensure they are providing care that is safe, caring, effective, responsive to peoples needs and well-led. Inspections can be […]

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CQC Risk Assessments – A Brief Introduction.

Risks come in all shapes and sizes. In the social care sector, risks can affect the health and safety of staff, service users and members of the public visiting the service. CQC monitor and assess whether providers are managing the risks associated with the care and support they provide, as poor management can have severe […]

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Visit us at the Care Roadshows, London

Join us at the Care Roadshows London on the 19th October 2021.Located at Epsom Downs Racecourse in Surrey, the day will be packed full of seminars offering the latest information from industry leaders and inspiring interactive workshops are available to all visitors.The event hosts a wide variety of care suppliers showcasing a range of products […]

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Come And See Us At The Birmingham NEC Care Show!

Stand G42 The UK’s largest completely care focused event which provides expert-led CPD accredited conference sessions, hands-on training, latest solutions and networking opportunities to support those connected to and responsible for providing excellent care for others. To make an appointment to talk to us at the event, email – hello@cqcexperts.com or to register your interest […]

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COVID 19: Safe and rapid recruitment

Skills for Care have a range of resources and toolkits to support employers in the safe and rapid recruitment for their service. Employers of all sizes may find these guiding principles useful to address their additional workforce recruitment challenges.

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COVID-19: how to work safely in domiciliary care in England

A resource for those working in domiciliary care providing information on the use of personal protective equipment (PPE). View the most up-to-date guidance here.

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Personal protective equipment (PPE): local contacts for providers

A list of local contacts for providers who are not on the PPE portal. Providers can get PPE through their local authority or local resilience forum. View the Department of Health & Social Care’s updated guidance here.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): looking after people who lack mental capacity

The Department for Health & Social Care updated their guidance for health and social care staff who are caring for, or treating, a person who lacks the relevant mental capacity.

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Updated guidance on meeting the duty of candour

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) have updated their guidance for providers on Regulation 20 – the duty of candour.The purpose of this guidance is to make it clear what providers must do to meet the requirements of the regulation and the circumstances in which it must be applied.

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