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Keeping your home in order this winter

Deepika Raino and Rachel Adamson of Lancashire law firm Adkirk Law explains some of the actions registered managers can take to mitigate risks and ensure CQC inspections are passed as hassle-free as possible.

Notwithstanding the continuous challenges care homes have faced over the last 20 months, this winter is likely to be one of toughest periods the sector has faced for some time.

The mounting challenges, ranging from dire staff shortages to an overhaul in Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspections, have made the prospect of inspections extremely daunting given their primary focus is to assess safe care.

It has never been more pressing for registered managers and owners of care homes to get their house in order. With the pandemic forcing the CQC to move regulatory processes online, the criteria for inspections have fundamentally changed.

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