Helping you open your own domiciliary care agency

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Helping you open your own domiciliary care agency

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

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

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

Each key step is linked to CQC Compliance, ensuring that your Domiciliary 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 CQC registration and beyond that makes us the Domiciliary Care partner of choice.

We can provide you with:

  • Key documents for registration. Such as you Statement of Purpose.
  • Policies and procedures for maintaining registration. Like Care plans & Safeguarding 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 Domiciliary Care Agency with the CQC

Achieving CQC 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 CQC registration and beyond.

The 7 steps to Registration highlighted by the CQC are:

  • Step 1: Apply for DBS 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 application.

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

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Can I start a care provision without an office location?

Hi Sheila,

Hope you are well. I have been asked by a very good friend of mine to look at opening up a care provision for the elderly in the area of re-enablement. As I understand it we would need a nominated person, a registered manager and a registered location. The first two are ok but in regards to the office/location would this need to be registered before we start trading or can it be done during the first few months of trading?

Thank you for your time and I look forward to hearing from you.

Best wishes,

S

 Dear S, Thank you for your question. Any provision that is registered by CQC id required to have an address that formal communications can be sent to etc. If your provision is to...

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