At Burton Copeland we have a team of specialists who can help you to ensure that you do not fall foul of the regulations you need to adhere to if you are a care home owner or your business is registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
Carers provide round the clock support for their clients and we provide round the clock support for you, the business provider to the healthcare sector.
What is the Care Quality Commission?
The CQC in the independent regulator of health and social care in England and it “monitors, inspects and regulates services to make sure they meet fundamental standards of quality and safety”. The CQC publishes their findings, including performance ratings to help people choose suitable care.
The CQC determines what is good and outstanding care and ensures that services meet fundamental standards, below which care must never fall.
Who has to register with CQC?
A ‘Service Provider’ who provides a ‘Regulated Activity’ must register with the CQC. A service provider can be an individual, a partnership or an organisation and there is a long list of activities which are regulated which cover a whole range of care from personal or nursing home care through to surgical procedures.
How can we help CQC registered individuals & businesses?
To many already in business or looking to set up a business that needs to be registered with the CQC the fundamental standards and what is expected can be very daunting.The consequence of non-compliance could also be fatal to your business and could lead to prosecution.
What do the CQC training packages offer?
At Burton Copeland, we aim to help you, the business provider in the healthcare sector, to understand the legislation and what is expected of you and your business.We provide bespoke free of charge training packages, depending on what you and your business require to cover the following areas:
- How do you and your business register with the CQC?
- How do you answer questions about your business when the CQC requests information?
- What are the fundamental standards?
- How do you ensure that you and your business adhere to them?
- What happens if you or your business falls below the fundamental standards?
- What action can the CQC take against you?
- What impact will any action taken by the CQC have on you, your business and your staff
Do we offer training for other regulated health care professionals?
in short, yes we do. We are aware that you or your staff may be individually regulated by their own regulatory body, depending on what professional qualifications they hold and the capacity in which they are acting.
Burton Copeland specialise in regulatory law concerning many regulated professionals including;
We know and appreciate that despite the best of intentions, sometimes things do go wrong and so we also offer bespoke and free of charge training to those staff members who are answerable to their professional regulator or those looking to register with a regulatory and work in the UK.We are able to offer your staff free of charge training the in following areas:
- How to register with a professional regulator
- How to avoid a fitness to practise referral
- What to do if a referral has already been made to the regulator
- The potential consequences of such a referral
- How to minimise the potential consequences of a referral
If you feel you might benefit from training, please get in touch to discuss your requirements and training need. Training is subject to availability of staff so please contact us today.