Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW)

Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW)

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The CIW 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 CIW 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 CIW 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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Sheila Scott OBE from National Care Association (NCA)

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How many staff members should be on day and night duty in a Care Home?

Hi Sheila,  how many carers are required to be on night duty with 30 residents? How many would be needed during the day for 20 residents?

 

Dear Mary,   Thank you for your question, this is the advice I gave some time ago to a similar question.   CQC Guidance on The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities)...

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Policy Updates

Updated: 09th April 2018

Part-Time Employee Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Contract of Employment Region: | Reference: WPC11
Updated: 09th April 2018

Part-Time Employees Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Contract of Employment Region: | Reference: GPC09
Updated: 09th April 2018

Part-Time Employees Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Contract of Employment Region: | Reference: DPC09
Updated: 05th April 2018

Employment of Non UK Citizens Policy and Procedure

Human Resources Absence, Holidays and Sickness Region: | Reference: SPR16
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