Helping you open your own home care agency

Toolkits for opening your care agency and registering with the Care Inspectorate

Specialised Support for New Care Agencies

  • Supports your Care Inspectorate Compliance under the Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010
  • Save Time — How long would it take you to create and update 2,300+ pages of guidance?
  • Documents are fully customised to you as required by the Care Inspectorate

Helping you open your own care agency

With a Care Inspectorate registration pack and over 200 Care Inspectorate compliant policies and procedures, we can help you:

  • Register with the Care Inspectorate
  • Maintain Care Inspectorate compliance
  • Prepare for inspections with our Mock Inspection Toolkits
  • Ensure Quality and Compliance through our Self-Assessment Quality Audits
  • Implement a full set of operational, Care Inspectorate compliant policies and procedures.

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It can be an exciting but daunting ambition to start a care agency. Before you can open your care agency, you need to register with the Care Inspectorate. This can be a challenging process and there are 7 key steps identified by the Care Inspectorate to open your agency. Quality Compliance Systems Ltd (QCS) is here to help.

Each key step is linked to Care Inspectorate Compliance, ensuring that your care agency is safe to operate. Quality Compliance Systems can offer you advice to get your care agency going quickly and compliantly. It’s our expertise in taking you through Care Inspectorate registration and beyond that makes us the care partner of choice.

We can provide you with:

  • Key documents for registration. Such as your Statement of Purpose.
  • Policies and procedures for maintaining registration. Care plans & Adult Support & Protection arrangements.
  • Continual updates to meet regulatory changes
  • Mock inspection toolkits to help you with preparing for inspections.
  • A risk assessment and quality assurance centre, enabling you to self-assess critical areas of quality performance.

Registering your Care at home Agency with the Care Inspectorate

Achieving Care Inspectorate registration is absolutely vital so that your care agency can legally operate. If you are not registered you CANNOT operate. Quality Compliance Systems will provide you with the foundation blocks that are needed for successful Care Inspectorate registration and beyond.

The 7 steps to Registration highlighted by the Care Inspectorate are:

  • Step 1: Apply for PVG check
  • Step 2: Finalise Statement of Purpose
  • Step 3: Obtain References
  • Step 4: Complete Registered Manager application
  • Step 5: Complete your application
  • Step 6: Submit your application, Statement of Purpose and Registered Manager application (if applicable).
  • Step 7: Review checklist before submitting an application.

Quality Compliance Systems can provide all of this and more, with our focus always being directed towards maintaining helping you open successful and compliant care at home agency.

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