CQC regulations

CQC Hot Topic – Providers Under Scrutiny for Staffing Records

Over recent months we have noticed an increase in Providers being criticised by the CQC in relation to compliance with regulatory requirements related to staff recruitment records. This can lead to regulatory breaches being referenced in inspection reports which can limit a Provider’s CQC rating. What do the Regulations say? Regulation 19 of the Health …

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New Mandatory Training Requirement For All CQC Registered Health And Social Care Providers

The CQC has updated its statutory guidance on compliance with Regulation 18 of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014. This reflects a change in law, as of today (1 July 2022), that requires all health and social care providers registered with the CQC to ensure their staff have received training …

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CQC reiterates importance of compliance with Regulation 19 and safe recruitment of staff

In its email update to adult social care providers on 23 May 2022, the CQC reminded providers of the importance of ensuring that they adhere to safe staff recruitment procedures and that they comply with Regulation 19 of the Health and Social Care Act (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014. The purpose of Regulation 19 is to …

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