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Sheila will try to answer as many of your English Social Care questions as possible, giving priority to frequently asked questions and questions regarding current events and trends.

Do additional office locations need to be CQC registered?

Dear Sheila,
We are planning to open additional office locations to expand our business. We are running a paperless office, so documents are scanned and kept on a centralised computer database at head office and are accessible by remote log on. Do we have to register the additional locations if we do not hold any service user or worker details on site?
Regards,
David

Dear David,

I have always understood that each office needs to be registered with the regulator but I also think that their website is unclear.

I would suggest that you double check with their call centre on 03000 616161

Further information about adding to your current registration can be found on the Care Quality Commission website:

https://www.cqc.org.uk/content/step-three-what-do-you-need-do

Best wishes.

Sheila


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Sheila Scott OBE from National Care Association (NCA). Care is Sheila’s life; she possesses a strong command of the issues facing the care sector informed by her long career as a nursing professional, the owner and manager of a care business and as a leader in the care sector.

Sheila will try to answer as many of your questions as possible, giving priority to frequently asked questions and questions regarding current events and trends.

Please note that Sheila can not offer answers to matters requiring legal advice. If your matter concerns a specific service provider, please contact the CQC.







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