Preparing for a CQC inspection toolkit

13 June 2022

It is increasingly important for social care providers to prepare for a Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection. Performing a mock inspection helps greatly, preferably carried out on a continuous basis using a schedule to cover all areas of the KLOEs. Chris Payne takes you through the process step by step.

Furlough Toolkit

1 June 2022

This toolkit provides guidance for the management of furlough and the Job Retention Scheme. As the Job Retention Scheme ended on 30 September 2021, this toolkit is no longer being updated and is intended to be used for reference only.

Coronavirus toolkit for care services — living with Covid

14 April 2022

This toolkit provides a step-by-step guide for managing the coronavirus in a care service following the publication of the Government’s “Living with Covid” strategy in March 2022 and the further easing of restrictions. It provides links to key information and template policies on Croner-i Navigate-Care. The information continues to be reviewed and updated.

Mental health toolkit for care services

1 April 2022

This toolkit provides step-by-step guidance for promoting good mental health at work. It provides links to key information and templates on the website.

Risk Assessment Toolkit for Adult Social Care Providers

17 July 2020

This toolkit provides step-by-step guidance for planning, carrying out and implementing a risk assessment to ensure that adult social care providers comply with the law and their regulatory requirements. It explains the key issues and provides links to useful information and templates.