All posts by: Samantha Cox

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Since the introduction of the CQC rating system in 2014 there have been various revisions of CQC’s guidance to providers on how it monitors, inspects and regulates adult social care services which impact how CQC makes judgements and how providers can challenge these. It is important for providers to challenge factual inaccuracies and misleading comments […]

The provision of activities in care homes has long been on CQC’s radar.  With the ever-increasing focus on person-centred care provision, it is more important than ever that providers take appropriate steps to ensure person-centred activities are provided to their residents on a daily basis. Whilst it is not explicitly mentioned in the Regulations, the […]

The Professional Standards Authority (“PSA”) has recently published its latest proposals for the reform of regulation titled ‘Regulation Rethought’.  The publication sets out proposals for a transformation of the regulation of health and care professionals and suggests key changes to legislation to make this possible, with a primary focus on public protection and professional responsibility.  […]

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