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QCS 12 audit series: Understand why each audit is important and learn how to share your audit actions with the team – Resource 12: Health and Safety

February 19, 2024
Why do we need to complete audits? The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 places general duties on employers to ensure, so far as reasonably practicable, the health,…
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QCS 12 audit series: Understand why each audit is important and learn how to share your audit actions with the team – Resource 11: Observation

February 5, 2024
Why do we need to complete audits? To achieve good governance in your service you must demonstrate continuous quality improvement. To do this, auditing and documenting the effectiveness of the…
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QCS 12 audit series: Understand why each audit is important and learn how to share your audit actions with the team – Resource 10: Medication

January 22, 2024
Why do we need to complete audits? To achieve good governance in your service you must demonstrate continuous quality improvement. To do this, auditing and documenting the effectiveness of the…
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QCS 12 audit series: Understand why each audit is important and learn how to share your audit actions with the team – Resource 9: Recruitment

January 8, 2024
Why do we need to complete audits? To achieve good governance in your service you must demonstrate continuous quality improvement. To do this, auditing and documenting the effectiveness of the…
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QCS 12 audit series: Understand why each audit is important and learn how to share your audit actions with the team – Resource 8: Nutrition and Hydration

December 18, 2023
Why do we need to complete audits? To achieve good governance in your service you must demonstrate continuous quality improvement. To do this, auditing and documenting the effectiveness of the…
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Monthly H&S Review – December 2023: CQC Quality Statements – Safe Environments

December 8, 2023
‘Safe environments’ is one of the quality statements under the key question of safe from the Care Quality Commission. Quality statements are the commitments that health and social providers should live up to. The quality statements are part of the CQC’s new Single Assessment Framework which has been introduced as part of a phased approach from November 2023 until the end of March 2024.
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QCS 12 audit series: Understand why each audit is important and learn how to share your audit actions with the team – Resource 7: Care Planning

December 6, 2023
To achieve good governance in your service you must demonstrate continuous quality improvement. To do this, auditing and documenting the effectiveness of the processes and systems you have in place, and taking time to observe and document how people experience your service, is essential.
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7 Actions Health and Social Care Providers can take on World AIDS Day

December 1, 2023
Despite progress, fear and discrimination continue to affect HIV support in health and social care. To assist the ageing population, especially long-term survivors, combatting stigma is crucial. Misconceptions persist, leading to unequal access to healthcare and social exclusion. Efforts must focus on creating an inclusive and supportive environment in health and social care to address these challenges.
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