Posted on Mon 10th Jun, 2019
Ian Trenholm and Dr Paul Lelliott will be appearing before the Joint Committee on Human Rights (JCHR) on Wednesday 12 June to answer questions about CQC’s regulation of Whorlton Hall.
Medicines in health and adult social care: Learning from risks and sharing good practice for better outcomes
Posted on Thu 6th Jun, 2019
Our new report describes lessons for better medicines optimisation across health and social care providers and the positive impact of involving pharmacy professionals in health and social care settings.
Posted on Mon 3rd Jun, 2019
Skills for Care Interim CEO Andy Tilden: “We welcome the report’s very clear commitment to working with the 21,200 organisations who offer social care in England that employ 1.47 million people who will all want to play a key role in helping deli
Posted on Fri 31st May, 2019
CQC has commissioned David Noble QSO to undertake an independent review into how it dealt with concerns raised by Barry Stanley-Wilkinson in relation to the regulation of Whorlton Hall.
Posted on Fri 31st May, 2019
Employers looking to change the way they offer their services can apply for funding to help them do that through the Workforce Development Innovation Fund (WDIF) which is now open.
Posted on Wed 8th May, 2019
For the first time a statement of role, knowledge and skills for the 42,000 registered nurses working in social care has been launched.
Posted on Tue 9th Apr, 2019
With local elections on 2 May, you may have heard about public bodies, like CQC, having to respect a ‘pre-election period’, which places certain restrictions on what we’re allowed to publish and announce in the period before an election. What w
Posted on Mon 1st Apr, 2019
We’ve launched a new online guide to help adult social care employers to identify, plan and implement improvements across their service.
Posted on Wed 27th Mar, 2019
Changes to the fees that CQC will charge providers of health and adult social care in England for the year 2019/20 have now been confirmed and will take effect from 1 April this year.
Posted on Thu 21st Mar, 2019
The local authority area data profiles bring together data to give an indication of how different services work together, providing a picture of the health and social care system in each local authority area.
Posted on Fri 8th Mar, 2019
Large national organisations and lead organisations of employer-led partnerships can now apply for the Workforce Development Fund (WDF) 2019-20.
Posted on Thu 21st Feb, 2019
Guidance published by CQC today sets out how care providers should consider people's relationship and sexuality needs.
Posted on Fri 1st Feb, 2019
The winners of the prestigious Skills for Care Accolades, celebrating excellence in workforce development for the 1.47 million people who work in adult social care in England, have been announced.
Posted on Wed 30th Jan, 2019
Hosts needed to develop future leaders in social care and health. Skills for Care are seeking health and social care employers willing to host a graduate within their organisation as part of a programme designed to develop future leaders in social c
Posted on Mon 7th Jan, 2019
Be creative with your recruitment - tap into the potential of people who are under-represented in adult social care
Posted on Thu 6th Dec, 2018
Responding to the Independent Review of the Mental Health Act published today Dr Paul Lelliott, Deputy Chief Inspector of Hospitals (lead for mental health) at the CQC, said:
CQC to review the use of restraint, prolonged seclusion and segregation for people with mental health problems, a learning disability and/or autism
Posted on Mon 3rd Dec, 2018
We will review and make recommendations about the use of restrictive interventions in settings that provide inpatient and residential care for people with mental health problems, a learning disability and/or autism.
Posted on Wed 28th Nov, 2018
Responding to findings from the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman’s Review of Adult Social Care complaints 2017-2018 published today, Andrea Sutcliffe CBE, Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care, said:
Posted on Fri 23rd Nov, 2018
The Social Work Integrated Degree Apprenticeship has now been signed off by the Institute for Apprenticeships (IfA) and will shortly be published at www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/social-worker-degree
Posted on Thu 22nd Nov, 2018
When recruiting for adult social care roles some employers worry about the suitability of employing people with criminal records.
Posted on Tue 20th Nov, 2018
This 'Safe and fair recruitment guide' helps social care and health employers understand their legal rights and responsibilities when carrying out criminal record (DBS) checks. Whilst it’s essential that people receiving support are well-cared for
Posted on Wed 14th Nov, 2018
A new resource on CQC’s website, which will see pages added as new topics are addressed, explores the use of technology in care, looking at the benefits of innovation and updating previously published information on surveillance.