Every Mind Matters

Source: CQC   Public Health England and the NHS have collaborated to launch Every Mind Matters to help people take simple steps to look after their mental health, improve their mental wellbeing and support others.  The new platform enables people to create a...

Improving How The CQC Assess Closed Environments

Source: CQC In light of recent concerns raised about the care for people with a learning disability and/or autism, who may also have a mental health problem, the CQC has written to providers asking them to consider how they are ensuring that the people for whose care...

Preparing for a No-Deal Brexit

Source: CQC and the Department of Health & Social Care   We would like to bring to your attention to updated information on what adult social care providers and local authorities need to do to prepare for a no-deal Brexit. This guidance sets out the actions...

CQC’s FAC Process Revealed - What does it achieve?

Source: Ridouts Solicitors   CQC’s consultation on the Factual Accuracy Check (FAC) process took place last year and was concluded in early 2019. Health and social care professionals were asked what they thought about various proposed changes including a word...

Changes to the Provider Information Return

Source: CQC   CQC has made improvements to the Provider Information Return (PIR) In June this year, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) sent out updates about the improvements they were making to their Provider Information Return (PIR). From 7 August 2019, CQC...