record keeping

CQC publishes guidance on digital records in Adult Social Care

On 28 September 2020, CQC published interim guidance on what a good digital record system looks like and how providers can achieve this. CQC assesses digital records systems against the relevant Key Lines of Enquiry (“KLOEs”) and the characteristics of ratings, in the same way that paper records are assessed. The guidance states that a …

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Care Talk: Record-Keeping and Report Writing

It is difficult to overstate how important good record keeping is yet it is surprisingly rare.  Good record keeping ensures that relevant information is captured for use by carers and other professionals.  That information may be needed for a variety of reasons including, among other things: •    Identifying trends for use in risk assessments. •   …

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