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Sheila Scott OBE has now retired and therefore is no longer available to answer your social care questions. However, you might still find the answer you’ve been searching for down below.

21st August 2019

Can I do a simple home help service such as cleaning and laundry duties without registering with the CQC?

Hi Sheila, can I do a home help service such as Cleaning and laundry duties without registering with the CQC?

 

Dear Catherine,

 

Registration with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) relating to services provided in people's own homes (Adult Social Care) relates only to the provision of personal care.

 

If you are intending to provide domestic services such as cleaning and laundry then you do not need to register with CQC.

 

I hope this is helpful.

 

With best wishes.

 

Sheila

 


*All information is correct at the time of publishing.


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