Helping you open your own home care agency

Toolkits for opening your care agency and registering with the Care Quality Commission - CQC

Specialised Support for New Care Agencies

  • Supports your CQC Compliance under The Care Act 2014 and The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2015
  • Policies & Procedures are fully customised to you as required by the CQC
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Helping you open your own domiciliary care agency

With a CQC registration pack and over 200 CQC compliant policies and procedures, we can help you:

  • Register with the CQC
  • Maintain CQC compliance
  • Prepare for inspections with our Mock Inspection Toolkits
  • Ensure Quality and CQC Compliance though our Self-Assessment Quality Audits
  • Implement a full set of operational, CQC compliant policies and procedures.

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It can be an exciting but daunting ambition to start a domiciliary care (also know as Home Care) agency. Before you can open your care agency, you need to register with the Care Quality Commission (CQC). This can be a challenging process and there are 7 key steps identified by the CQC to open you agency. Quality Compliance Systems Ltd (QCS) is here to help.

Each key step is linked to CQC Compliance, ensuring that your Domiciliary care agency is safe to operate. Quality Compliance Systems can offer you advice to get your care agency going quickly and compliantly.  It’s our expertise in taking you through CQC registration and beyond that makes us the Domiciliary Care partner of choice.

We can provide you with:

  • Key documents for registration. Such as you Statement of Purpose.
  • Policies and procedures for maintaining registration. Like Care plans & Safeguarding arrangements.
  • Continual updates to meet regulatory changes
  • Mock inspection toolkits to help you with preparing for inspections.
  • A risk assessment and quality assurance centre, enabling you to self-assess critical areas of quality performance.

Registering your Domiciliary Care Agency with the CQC

Achieving CQC registration is absolutely vital so that your care agency can legally operate.  If you are not registered you CANNOT operate. Quality Compliance Systems will provide you with the foundation blocks that are needed for successful CQC registration and beyond.

The 7 steps to Registration highlighted by the CQC are:

  • Step 1: Apply for DBS check
  • Step 2: Finalise Statement of Purpose
  • Step 3: Obtain References
  • Step 4: Complete Registered Manager application
  • Step 5: Complete your application
  • Step 6: Submit your application, Statement of Purpose and Registered Manager application (if applicable).
  • Step 7: Review checklist before submitting application.

Quality Compliance Systems can provide all of this and more, with our focus always being directed towards maintaining helping you open a successful and compliant Domiciliary agency.

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Can you have more than one home manager registered to a home?

Dear Jeanne, Thank you for your question. I have taken the following paragraphs from the Care Quality Commission website: "What is a registered manager?" A registered manager is the person appointed by the...

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