CQC and the Care Certificate

CQC has published information that sets out what they expect from health and social care providers in regards to the introduction of a new Care Certificate. CQC highlight how the Care Certificate is expected to be used to meet their new Fundamental Standards Regulation 18 on staffing, and Regulation 19 on fit and proper persons employed. The information includes a link to an additional CQC statement that highlights they would expect all regulated providers to be implementing the new standards by the autumn. Skills for Care news article – published March...

Free Care Certificate workbook now available

The Care Certificate workbook is a free downloadable resource aimed at supporting the training process. It has been developed with input from sector experts and reviewed by health and social care employers. The workbook can be used as a tool to assist delivery of the certificate and enable workers to demonstrate their understanding on the knowledge content. Employers will still need to provide appropriate practical training, supervision and workplace assessment as these cannot be covered by a workbook. To view all the free resources available click here. Skills for Care news article – published March...