Preparing for a CQC inspection training course

This preparing for a CQC inspection course aims to equip you with essential knowledge and strategies. Furthermore, it enables you to navigate the significant changes recently implemented by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in their regulatory and inspection processes.

As you are likely aware, the CQC has introduced major new changes and revised their approach to regulating, monitoring, and also inspecting care providers. We will delve into how these changes affect you. Explaining the new Single Assessment Framework, guiding you on inspection preparation, and detailing what the CQC seeks when evaluating your care service.

With considerable alterations to the process, we refrain from excessive comparisons between the old and new methods. However, we do reference previous terminology where it aids understanding of the changes.

Despite these transformations, the core values underpinning care service provision remain unchanged. Your service will continue to be evaluated based on its commitment to person-centred care provision and outcomes.

Additionally, this highly recommended free CQC course serves as a valuable resource for care providers and their management teams, aiding in inspection preparation.

Covering all essential aspects of inspection, the preparing for a CQC inspection course also offers invaluable tips on achieving optimal inspection outcomes. As well as links to key documents and resources.

This preparing for a CQC inspection course has been designed specifically for Care and Support Workers, working in a social care setting. However, it may also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like to know more about Preparing for an Outstanding CQC Inspection.
  • Who are the CQC and what do they do?
  • Single Assessment Framework
  • Inspections - purpose and principles
  • Practical preparations for an inspection visit
  • Preparing your staff for inspection
  • What happens during an inspection
  • How the CQC make their judgements
  • Your assessment report
  • Action Plans
  • How to challenge the CQC’s findings
  • The published report
  • Characteristics of an “outstanding” care provider
This course will take 1 Hour to complete.

You can access this course as part of the Unlimited Care Package, which includes 130+ courses and certificates, on the Click eLearning platform.

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Alternatively, you can try this free course as a standalone course by filling in the form at the bottom of the page to get instant access.

Preparing for an Outstanding CQC Inspection eLearning course - Grey Matter Learning

Aims of the Preparing for an Outstanding CQC Inspection course

By the end of the course, you will:

  • Understand what will happen during the inspection
  • Making sure your staff are ready
  • Be able to start work on your outstanding log
  • Be able to build your one drawer inspection kit
  • Understand the CQC methodology
  • Know why sharing information with your inspector is vital

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As a leading eLearning platform provider, Grey Matter Learning recognises the importance of accessibility in learning. We are proud to have integrated Recite, an innovative tool that enables learners to access eLearning content more easily, regardless of their abilities. With Recite, learners can benefit from text-to-speech in over 65 languages, colour contrast adjustments, and translation of over 100 languages, to enhance their learning experience.

These tools can help to make learning more inclusive and accessible for learners with visual or hearing impairments, as well as those who speak different languages. By incorporating Recite into our website and Click eLearning platform, we are able to provide our carers with a comprehensive and accessible training solution that helps to promote learning outcomes for all learners.

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