The Department of Health proposes to amend the Care Quality Commission (Reviews and Performance Assessments) Regulations 2014 so that the Care Quality Commission has a duty to rate all providers of regulated activities, except for some specific registered service providers or regulated activities.
This consultation is targeted at providers of health and social care services registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC). It seeks views as to whether it is appropriate for the CQC to extend performance assessment and ratings to all the providers and activities that would be prescribed by this new approach.
Read about the consultation here.
BILD journal titles include the following:
Good Autism Practice
The International Journal of Positive Behaviour Support
The SLD experience
More information here.
This Bill is expected to have its second reading debate on Friday 3 November 2017. The Bill was presented to Parliament through the ballot procedure on Wednesday 19 July 2017. This is known as the first reading and there was no debate on the Bill at this stage. More information here.
Wednesday 6th, Wednesday 20th September and Wednesday 4th October. As part of ongoing commitment to provide support and training to the independent Care and Treatment review teams, NHSE have asked us to develop a series of Webinars for Experts by Experience and Clinical Reviewers about key subjects that underpin the reviews. More information here.
Care plans should be reviewed more than once a year, says watchdog
Healthwatch England made the recommendation in a report on the experiences of people who use home care services instead suggesting it should be a “continuous process”.
Read the article here.