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CQC inspections: falling down on the stairs

CQC inspections: falling down on the stairs ›

6th August 2015 | Categories: Learning Disability

A provider I know has had the inspectors in, and they are definitely not happy bunnies. You see, there have been issues about the safety of the staircase in one of the houses rented to three adults with learning disabilities and sight problems. Apparently, the stairs are too steep. Having gone over the reports and…

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Preparing for Inspections ›

22nd July 2013 | Categories: Adult Social Care , Care Quality Commission

t’s always nerve-wracking when you are expecting any independent inspection of your service. I recall a time when the CQC would give you notice of a visit which would ensure you had time to prepare and gather your thoughts. Now however, the CQC regularly conduct unannounced inspections. Obviously there are positives and negatives to an…

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CQC Outcomes are now called Key Lines of Enquiry. CQC Essential Standards are now CQC Fundamental Standards.