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New! A cost effective self audit tool to carry out your own ‘Mock’ CQC Infection Control Audit

New! A cost effective self audit tool to carry out your own ‘Mock’ CQC Infection Control Audit

CQC are currently carrying out inspections that specifically target the infection control practices (S5) and arrangements within your service.  8 different areas of practice are being inspected as part of…
Care Homes to get an extra £546 million in funding!

Care Homes to get an extra £546 million in funding!

Did you know that many care services are using their grant to invest in Electronic Care Planning?
Transitional regulatory approach: your free guide to care inspections

Transitional regulatory approach: your free guide to care inspections

Have you familiarised yourself with CQC’s transitional regulatory approach and what this means for your care business?

In response to the pandemic and pressures facing the care sector, the CQC paused routine inspections and developed an emergency support framework  which was an adaptation of their usual regulatory approach.

 Remote / Virtual Audits from Care 4 Quality

Remote / Virtual Audits from Care 4 Quality

Care 4 Quality - Health & Social Care Quality Compliance specialists, are now able to extend their auditing offering to remote and virtual audits.
NHS free iPad giveaway supports the care sector by providing access to internet and tech

NHS free iPad giveaway supports the care sector by providing access to internet and tech

The NHS recently announced that they are giving away free iPads to some care services to provide greater access to internet and tech.
Essential care sector update on National Minimum Wage compliance

Essential care sector update on National Minimum Wage compliance

The latest update for care providers by Royds Withy King offers guidance on deductions from pay for rent and training costs and whether gaps between domiciliary care assignments are working time.