Help With CQC Inspection
The CQC can be a daunting task for any business owner, and many of us are not sure what to do when the inspectors arrive on our doorstep. In this blog post we will go over some simple ways you can prepare for your inspection, as well as things you should avoid doing during an inspection.
The CQC are an independent regulator of health and social care in England, carrying out inspections to make sure that people who use services receive safe, effective and compassionate care or treatment. The review process is a vital part of the inspection; this can help you identify areas which need attention so they can be dealt with as quickly as possible.
Whatever stage of the inspection process you might be involved in, at Inspire To Outstand, our team can offer up to date, practical advice to any clinic team on all inspection matters and CQC compliance.
Preparing for an Inspection
Most businesses use our compliance expertise to help them prepare for their pre-audit on the CQC website. We provide a range of information and support to help you gain a better understanding of your current level of compliance and any potential areas that may need attention before your inspection.
What To Avoid During Inspections
There are a number of things you should avoid during an inspection.
- Failing to provide evidence that your staff have up to date mandatory training.
-Failing to demonstrate evidence of audits and checks.
-Failing to have good HR files in place.
- Failing to demonstrate good risk assessment.
Whatever stage of the inspection process, Inspire To Outstand can help.
What happens when your clinic is inspected?
When the CQC inspections have been carried out, our compliance consultants will be able to offer advice and feedback on how to improve your practice, helping you put plans into place before inspectors come back to look at problems again. If things haven't gone as well as expected following on from a visit by your CQC inspector, don't worry!
You can call on our help to rectify any issues, making sure that you keep your CQC registration Address all the points that need to be fixed. We'll also work with your team to get them up-to-date on any issues encountered by the inspector(s). This helps to identify any problems which may be affecting the rest of your organisation.