Nursing Home Care Plan Management

Compliance management designed for care planning in nursing homes

Nursing Home Care Planning

  • Supports your CQC Compliance under The Care Act 2014 and The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2015
  • Fully Customised to your care home as required by the CQC
  • Save Time – How long would it take you to create and update 1740+ pages of nursing home care planning guidance?

Care plan management that helps deliver specialist clinical or nursing care and ensures service providers offering nursing care are able to achieve CQC compliance

Care planning for nursing homes with QCS supports staff in providing care for those with specialist nursing requirements. Key elements include helping to guide the nursing process so it preserves dignity, privacy and independence of service users.

There is a natural tendency to medicalise care in nursing home environments. One of the major challenges is to put an emphasis on maximising life experiences, re-enablement and providing a holistic experience.

How can QCS help?

QCS care plan management for nursing care lets service providers bring together the key objectives of delivering care designed for individual service users, while meeting the CQC Fundamental Standards and KLOEs.

QCS care planning solution provides online and printed resources. This comprehensive set of policy and procedures places expert and specialised care planning capability at the fingers of staff providing specialist clinical or nursing care.

The free-form content writing model allows nurses to seamlessly assess their specialist areas and add content to the overall care plan. This maintains care continuity across social, personal and clinical areas.

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Key documents for managing care planning in nursing homes include:

  • Care planning policy and procedure
  • Care plan formats

Utilising QCS care plan management in nursing homes helps to ensure that complex considerations such as nutritional assessment, mental capacity assessment, and end of life care are fully integrated within the care plans of each service user.

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Sheila Scott OBE from National Care Association (NCA)

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I work in a care home and our activities coordinator documents that people have been doing things that they haven’t done. He also documents things in the morning that aren’t happening until the afternoon. Is this legal or should I be reporting it to someone?

Hi Sheila,  I work in a care home and our activities coordinator documents that people have been doing things that they haven’t done. He also documents things in the morning that aren’t happening until the afternoon. Is this legal or should I be reporting it to someone?

 

  Hi Sheila,   Thank you for your question.   Any written record that details care or support provided to service users from staff must be factual and contemporaneous (e.g. written as close to the...

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Policy Updates

Updated: 19th February 2019

Illegal Drug Misuse in the Service User’s Home Policy and Procedure

Care Management Care Practice Region: | Reference: NICC104
Updated: 19th February 2019

Consumption of Alcohol Policy and Procedure

Administration Registration & Compliance Region: | Reference: NIAR43
Updated: 19th February 2019

Distribution of Safety Alert Broadcasts, Rapid Response Reporting and Safety Notices Policy and Procedure

Administration Business Operations Region: | Reference: NIAB32
Updated: 19th February 2019

Hazard Reporting Policy and Procedure

Health and Safety Health & Safety Region: | Reference: NIHS04
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