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CQC Duty of Candour: A Guide for Care Providers

CQC & Key Lines of Enquiry (KLOE) – A guide for residential and domiciliary care providers in the UK. Please click here to download the free eBook.

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Care Cap & Government Austerity

Untitled Document Care Cap & Government Austerity Shifting demographics are and will continue to have significant repercussions on the long-term care market in the UK. Austerity and CQC regulations have also been impacting on the care industry, causing care providers try to provide excellent service at low cost. In addition, high rents for properties and […]

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10 Reasons Why Healthcare Sector Should No Longer Ignore Functional Skills

Untitled Document 10 Reasons Why Healthcare Sector Should Not Ignore Functional Skills When working in the healthcare sector, there are some key skills that are required on a day-to-day basis. Not only do workers need communication, maths, and the ability to use technology, func-tional skills are also necessary. In essence, functional skills include English, digital, […]

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7 Ways To Retain Your Best Staff

Untitled Document The Real Payback Staff training is essential for specific purposes related to your business. You may require new workers to undertake instruction in first aid, food handling or a new booking system. Incorporating training that develops employees toward long-term career goals can also promote greater job satisfaction. A more satisfied employee is likely […]

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CQC’s Key Lines Of Enquiry – Free Ebook

Untitled Document Does The Idea Of Your Next CQC Inspection Send Your Pulse Racing?   Today providers have an increasing responsibility to demonstrate the effectiveness of their care service and how they can be made more outcome focussed. During this exclusive article, we will be exploring the new inspection process, CQC’s key lines of enquiry […]

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Deprivation of Liberty

Untitled Document Nearly 30,000 People In Need Of Care Were Wrongfully Deprived Of Their Liberty In 2015/16 According to figures taken from the 2015/16 data collection of the DoLS Mental Capacity Act 2005, 28,530 people were illegally restrained, sedated, or had their liberty deprived in English hospitals and care homes during the 2015/16 period. The […]

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SAFEGUARDING – THE CARE ACT 2014 – PART 1

Untitled Document The Care Act 2014 – Implications From April 2015 this legislation came into force and put adult safeguarding on a legal footing. It requires each Local Authority to:  Make enquiries to ensure others do so if it believes and adult is subject to or at risk of abuse or neglect.  Decide what action […]

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CQC ENFORCEMENT ACTION – THE HARD FACT

Some Providers have been taken by surprise when they have received satisfactory results from Care Quality Commission inspections in the time up to mid 2014 and have been given Improvement Required or Inadequate ratings in more recent inspections.

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TOP TEN TIPS TO A SUCCESSFUL CQC INSPECTION

TOP TEN TIPS TO A SUCCESSFUL CQC INSPECTION The Health and Social Care Act 2008 Regulated Activities Regulations 2014 introduced a new emphasis for health and social care providers.  The emphasis is centred on 11 fundamental Regulations that are inspected under 5 Key Lines of Enquiry (KLOE).  The 5 KLOE ask is the service:   […]

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Making E Learning A Success

  How do you find the prospect of e learning?  Daunting? Time consuming? Too technical? Whether as a Manager, Student or Company Director  e learning is often perceived as a challenge resulting in frustration for all parties involved.  Despite this, within healthcare, there remains a steady rise in e learning, which has become a necessary part of training due […]

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