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Inspections

01st April 2022

‘Inspection inside out’ podcast – Qualifications, Skills experience and Competencies

Quality Compliance Systems (QCS)

Welcome to the second episode of the 'Inspection inside out' podcast. This time, Abi will focus on explaining what are...

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01st March 2022

‘Inspection inside out’ podcast – What does ‘Good Character’ mean?

Quality Compliance Systems (QCS)

Welcome to your new podcast,’ Inspection inside out’ by Abi Spence. Over the next few weeks, Abi will be looking...

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22nd October 2021

What we know so far about the new CQC inspection process

Ed Watkinson Residential Care & Inspection Specialist

As a result of COVID-19 all of us in social care have had to be adaptable and find different ways...

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16th November 2020

CQC Transitional Monitoring Approach Guidance for GPs (Last update: 16.11.20)

Quality Compliance Systems (QCS)

Download our CQC Transitional Monitoring Approach Guidance for GPs here Download Now Alternatively, read the guidance here:  The CQC is evolving its approach...

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17th August 2020

CQC Inspection Report: To Challenge or Not To Challenge?

Royds Withy King

Download our factsheet here, it outlines what you should do if your draft inspection report is not as expected. Download Now Alternatively,...

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08th April 2020

How to achieve Outstanding in the Well-Led category?

Ed Watkinson Residential Care & Inspection Specialist

In my last piece, I suggested ways in which you could score highly in the Safe key question, which as...

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07th April 2020

What makes for a well-led care home?

Ed Watkinson Residential Care & Inspection Specialist

Demonstrating to a CQC inspector that a service is Well-led is one of the most challenging domain key questions for...

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31st October 2016

Show me the Money! – CQC and Your Financial Viability

Abi Spence Registration and Inspection Specialist

The Call When I was in my early 20s I worked for an insurance company.  I think my strangest encounter was...

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15th September 2016

Dealing with Rejection – CQC Refusals

Abi Spence Registration and Inspection Specialist

I have to say I don’t deal well when there are flaws in my work.  It can feel personal and...

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09th September 2016

Blow your own Trumpet! – Celebrating & Advertising Success

Abi Spence Registration and Inspection Specialist

I am very good at art, textiles and singing.  I am also very good at writing.  I felt awkward saying...

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