Key lines of enquiry: prompts and sources of evidence for residential services

Author:
CARE QUALITY COMMISSION
Publisher:
Care Quality Commission
Publication year:
2014
Pagination:
32
Place of publication:
Newcastle upon Tyne

This draft document has been developed to help Care Quality Commission’s inspectors assess whether residential services meet fundamental standards of quality and safety. It contains prompts for key lines of enquiries and identifies possible sources of evidence in relation to key indicators, which include safety, effectiveness, a caring culture, responsiveness and good leadership. The prompts and the sources of evidence are not an exhaustive list but are there to support what inspectors may want to cover during the inspection process for an individual service. (Edited publisher abstract)

Subject terms:
inspection, quality assurance, adult social care, residential care, care homes, safety, performance evaluation;
Content type:
practice guidance
Location(s):
England

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