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CQCs New Regulatory Model Set To Be Introduced In Spring 2023, What Will Be Changing?

Many will now be aware that the CQC is set to switch to a new regulatory model. This will impact how the regulator conducts inspections on health and social care providers. It is proposed that the new regulatory model will be implemented from Spring 2023. The updated model will feature a new data driven approach, …

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Ofsted announces research plans for the coming 2 years

In a recent announcement, Daniel Muijs, Ofsted’s Deputy Director of Research and Evaluation, has summarised Ofsted’s upcoming plans for research into the children’s care sector. In the announcement, Mr Muijs says “As a responsible organisation, we also need to know whether our frameworks and methodologies are being implemented as intended and are having the outcomes …

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Ofsted publishes Children’s social care statistics

Ofsted published a release of their periodical review of inspection judgments of children’s homes between 1 April 2019 and 31 August 2019 at the end of November 2019. Ofsted regulates children’s homes (which includes children’s care homes, secure children’s homes and residential special schools registered as children’s homes) and inspects them under a “social common …

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Annual report reveals increasing number of complaints about Ofsted

Ofsted’s annual report has revealed an increasing number of complaints are being upheld than they were previously. In terms of statistics, between 2017 and 2018, 20% of complaints were either upheld or partially upheld at the second stage of Ofsted’s complaints procedure, compared to 17% between 2016 and 2017. With regards to complaints reaching the …

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