We all know by now that the CQC wants ratings of providers to be dynamic. It wants to provide “up-to-date and high-quality information and ratings”.
Records are one of the main focus areas during a CQC inspection and one of the main sources of evidence that the CQC relies on
Prior to late-December 2022, Providers expected the CQC’s new inspection methodology would be ‘going live’ in Spring 2023. However, on 21 December 2022 the CQC
As we move into a less restrictive post-COVID-19 world, providers will want to be vigilant about infection, prevention and control (“IPC”) measures. The Government has
Many health and social care providers decide to engage with CQC in the spirit of cooperation and collaboration. They accept the ratings awarded to them
The Care Quality Commission (“CQC”) reports annually on its oversight findings to ensure that healthcare providers maintain a safe environment for the management and use
On 27 January 2022, the CQC announced that, following the easing of Covid restriction across the country, it has reviewed and updated its regulatory approach,
In its latest publication on the 21 December 2021 the CQC has announced that it will finally begin to inspect care homes rated ‘Requires Improvement’.
The CQC is very quick to tell providers how they are not meeting the regulations or what they are doing wrong but rarely, if at
On 20 September 2021, CQC hosted a webinar for adult social care providers in relation to its current monitoring approach and set out how it