Gemma Nicholas

Gemma Nicholas

What has happened to the CQC’s Transitional Monitoring Approach?

In the wake of the pandemic, the CQC changed its entire approach to inspections in order to limit inspectors “crossing the threshold”. The CQC initiated remote monitoring through initial conversations with Providers which could result in a site visit if the CQC had concerns, and enforcement action if the CQC found the service to be …

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New guidance on visiting arrangements in Care Homes

The Department of Health and Social Care has published new guidance on visiting arrangements in care homes. The guidance sets out: the principles of a local approach and dynamic risk assessment advice for providers when establishing their visiting policy advice for providers when taking visiting decisions for particular residents or groups of residents infection control precautions …

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Public Health England updates PPE Guidance

Public Health England guidance “COVID-19 How to work safely in care homes” renamed COVID-19 Personal protective equipment (PPE) – resource for care workers working in care homes during sustained COVID-19 transmission in England and “COVID19 How to work safely in domiciliary care in England” renamed COVID-19 Personal protective equipment (PPE) – resource for care workers …

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