Care Quality Commission regulations – A checklist for care homes
Earlier this year, the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the independent regulator for the quality and safety of care, announced significant changes to the way they regulate health and adult social care providers and services in England. The new changes involve undertaking more inspections and implementing tougher regulations to ensure facilities are providing a safe and secure environment for service-users. The inspection process involves asking questions
regarding five key areas, to see if the home is safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led.