Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW)

Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW)

  • Supports your CQC Compliance under The Care Act 2014 and The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2015
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The CSSIW is the independent regulator in Wales, registering (in some instances) and inspecting  a variety of care and social service related settings, including adult social care (care homes, domiciliary care agencies etc), children’s homes, childminders, adoption agencies and many more.

Split into three regions, North Wales, South East Wales and South West Wales, the CSSIW seeks to encourage improvements in adult social care by inspection and registration. In addition to this, they also have enforcement powers as provided under the Care Standards Act 2000 to ensure that the National Minimum Standards are being adhered to.

Whilst inspecting care establishments, the CSSIW look at quality themes to judge the level of compliance, whether around quality of life, staffing, leadership and management or the environment.

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Apron and gloves to assist with dressing and washing?

We are a registered care home for adult placement and can I ask if it is necessary to wear an apron and gloves if supporting residents to dress and wash when there is no evidence of incontinence on their bedding or their clothing?

 Dear M, Thank you for your question. The reasons for wearing gloves and aprons is, of course, to prevent and control the spread of infection. Regulation 12: Safe care and treatment Health and Social...

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Storage of Medication Policy and Procedure

Medications Management Medications Management Region: | Reference: WCM30
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Overarching Medication Policy and Procedure

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Medication Away from Home Policy and Procedure

Medications Management Medications Management Region: | Reference: WCM20
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Covert Medication Policy and Procedure

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