One of the most printable questions I get asked as a former CQC inspector is “Why do you all have different standards?”. Now then, we all know this shouldn’t be happening, but honestly, in my experience, inspecting in London and now pottering all over England visiting services, it appears that certainly one area where inspectors vary in their application of the regulations is recruitment and the records required.

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The assessment and documentation of the emollient creams people use is an area that I have often found to be deficient over the years, even in otherwise perfectly cromulent service user paperwork.

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I’m happy to report that we will be at the Homecare Association Conference 2022, being held at the Kia Oval.

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A summary of news, articles, learning and reports from the month of October.

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The kinds of things that can go wrong, how to address them, and where to go for further help.

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What if you have had no real choice in who is providing your care? How can you get the best of this situation?

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Part one of our guide to choosing good homecare.

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