The Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act 2019 has been given Royal Assent – what will happen when the new Liberty Protection Safeguards come into force?
On 16 May 2019, the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act 2019 (“the Act”) was given Royal Assent and it is hoped that it will come into
In February this year CQC launched its ‘Declare Your Care’ campaign, encouraging people to share their experiences of care with CQC to support it with
Drink and Drug News – May 2019 – CQC Roll out New Factual Accuracy Process – the main changes for providers
My colleagues have written in previous issues of DDN about the importance of submitting comprehensive Factual Accuracy Comments (FACs) to your CQC inspection report if
The day has dawned and passed on what was supposed to be the day the UK exited the European Union. I can’t help but wonder what can be learned from
Healthcare Business – April 2019 – Service user relationships and CQC: Is the intrusive regulator acting beyond its remit again?
In February 2019, CQC issued guidance on ‘relationships and sexuality in adult care services’ and how providers should consider service users’ relationship and sexuality needs.
Healthcare Business – February 2019 – CQC intends to ring in changes to how Providers can challenge its inspection reports
CQC has commented often that it wishes to improve the process of inspection specifically in relation to the speed at which reports are published following