Residential Services: Residential Services CQC Compliance Management

  • Compliant under The Care Act 2014 and The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) Regulations 2014
  • Documents are fully customised to you as required by the CQC
  • Save Time — How long would it take you to create and update up to 168 pages of guidance?

Care homes have a need to provide what is broadly described as ‘residential services’. This encompasses Hotel Services, Catering and Maintenance, areas which contain important policies and procedures. The QCS Residential Services Module brings them together and enables a busy care home manager to fulfil their obligations more quickly and easily while running the home efficiently and compliantly.

View the System

  • Dashboard

    Navigate your policies, procedures, compliance tools and more. Everything you need for compliance is located on your dashboard.

  • System Details

    Customising your system is quick and easy, just fill out your System Details section, and we’ll customise the policies for you!

  • Search Function

    It’s easy to find the policy you’re looking for using our Find a Document Box

  • Policy Centre

    Our Policy Centre houses all of your policies and procedures. Health and Safety, Human Resources, Quality Assurance, Care Management, Quality Assurance and more, you’ll find everything you need here.

  • Custom Upload

    Our Custom Upload tool allows you to add your own documents to your system. This gives you the convenience of storing all your compliance documents in one place that your staff can access from any computer with internet access.

  • Manage Staff

    You can grant access to your system to as many staff as you like, then manage their status, and view when they last logged in and what they are looking at. A great way to ensure your staff are staying up to date on compliance.

Policies and procedures included in Residential Services package

Simply choose the category:

  • KC01 - Catering Communication and Action

    KC02 - Catering Policy and Procedure

    KC03 - Catering Stock Sheet

    KC04 - Catering Uniforms Policy and Procedure

    KC05 - Food Storage Temperatures Policy and Procedure

    KC06 - Kitchen Safety Checklist

    KC07 - Menu Choice Policy and Procedure

    KC08 - Supply of Service User’s Own Food Policy and Procedure

    KH01 - Catering Cleaning Schedule and Audit

    KH02 - Catering Hazard Analysis (HACCP) Policy and Procedure

    KH03 - Cross Contamination between Care and Catering Policy and Procedure

    KH04 - Food Hygiene Policy and Procedure

    KH05 - Kitchen Cleaning Schedule

    KH06 - Personal Hygiene Policy and Procedure

    SC01 - Additional Cleaning Duties

    SC02 - Cleaning Stock Sheet

    SC03 - Dilution of Chemicals Policy and Procedure

    SC04 - Housekeeping Communication and Action

    SC05 - Housekeeping Policy and Procedure

    SL01 - Dry Cleaning Record

    SL02 - Laundry Communication and Action

    SL03 - Laundry Policy and Procedure

    SL04 - Laundry Safety Checklist

    SL05 - Linen Stock Sheet

    MB01 - Accommodation Standards Policy and Procedure

    MB02 - Maintenance Communication and Action

    MB03 - Maintenance Policy and Procedure

    MB05 - Security Policy and Procedure

    MB06 - Visiting Contractors Policy and Procedure

    ME01 - Daily Maintenance Details and Timesheet

    ME02 - Legionella Policy and Procedure

    ME03 - Lifts and Hoists Policy and Procedure

    ME04 - Room Call Policy and Procedure

    ME05 - Service Equipment Maintenance Policy and Procedure

    MR01 - Electrical Safety Policy and Procedure

    MR02 - Fire Alarm Response Policy and Procedure

    MR03 - Fire Equipment Policy and Procedure

    MR04 - Fire Safety Policy and Procedure

    MR05 - Lift Safety Policy and Procedure

  • QC08 - Care Plan Review

    QK01 - Catering Audit and Action Plan

    QK02 - Catering Management Protocol

    QH01 - Housekeeping Audit and Action Plan

    QH02 - Housekeeping Cleaning Schedule and Audit

    QH03 - Housekeeping Management Protocol

    QH04 - Laundry Cleaning Schedule and Audit

    QH05 - Room Cleaning Checklist

    QM01 - Maintenance Audit and Action Plan

    QM02 - Maintenance Management Protocol

Ongoing Support and Guidance for Residential Services

  1. Simple to use

    online interface for all residential services activity

  2. All policies and procedures required

    to manage Catering, Food Hygiene, Housekeeping, Maintenance, Fire Safety

  3. Ring bound printed manuals

    for operational usage updated in line with any changes to residential services requirements every month

  4. Easy upgrade path

    from the Residential Services Module to the Full Management System

  5. Fully comprehensive approach

    Up to 190 pages with 50+ easy to follow QA policies and procedures, available in Word and PDF

  6. Upload your own documents

    to supplement the system for an even more comprehensive and personalised adult social care compliance tool

  7. Online customisation

    lets you change any of the up to 130+ fields that are customised to your care home

  8. Weekly update email

    System compliant or not, number of updated & unread documents, recent staff logins PLUS Text messages for urgent adult social care system updates

  9. Supports QA

    Meets the CQC Definition of Quality Assurance for on-going compliance

  10. Provides compliance

    for residential services under The Health and Social Care Act 2008

  11. Fully customised paperwork

    As required by the CQC documents are specific to your organisation and not generic

  12. Peace of mind

    Know you are compliant and that we keep you up to date

Saves Time

How long would it take you to create and update 190 pages of residential services guidance?

Residential Services: Residential Services CQC Compliance Management

Hotel Services

Key policies within Hotel Services include: Cleaning stock sheets, Housekeeping Communication and Action, Laundry Safety and Linen stock sheets.


The QCS Residential Services Module compiles all the essential policies which you need to run a compliant catering service.

The Catering section is divided into two categories: Catering Services and Hygiene. Within these categories there are policies, procedures and checklists for dealing with:

  • Catering Stocks
  • Uniforms
  • Kitchen Safety
  • Menu Choice
  • Cleaning Schedule and Audit
  • Cross Contamination
  • Food Hygiene


The Maintenance section covers Buildings, Equipment, Risk Assessment and Safety. Some of the policies included are: Security, Visiting Contractors, Lifts and Hoists, Legionella, Fire Safety, Electrical Safety. Ideally, this section is read in conjunction with the QCS Health & Safety Module where the aspects of safety which relate to maintenance are discussed.

Case Studies

Many of our clients choose to go ‘on the record’, telling the story of why they selected QCS to solve their problems and how it has helped them to take control of compliance.

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    Its the best company to have solved our paperwork.They are a good listener and their feedback and paperwork comes complete and all we have to do is print it off. thank you guys! Val Moohr
  • Excellent service especially cutomer care

    I am new to QCS and so far have found the system very effective. I was given excellent support to get started which I found very helpful. I strongly recommend the service to every one struggling with effective systems to run a care establishment. It is magical, things that I was completing in days, I can now do in minutes at a click of a button, spending more of my time on actual care of the service users Eunice
  • A flexible system with automatic updates

    Having recently acquired the software, we can see this being a valuable asset to our newly established care planning system and realted paperwork. We would like to thank you and your team for the help you have provided in setting up our company with the Policies and Procedures which we needed. The assurance that we remain CQC compliant is very reassuring in this rapidly changing environment. Thank you Mahmood Ahmad Owner/Director The Clitheroe Residential Home

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