CQC Compliance

CQC Compliance

Switching to an electronic care management system can help care providers improve compliance. New technology not only increases the efficiency of documentation, it prompts care staff to write more comprehensive care notes and care plans. The Five Key Areas SAFE An...
The Maple Introduce AutumnCare and Improve CQC Rating

The Maple Introduce AutumnCare and Improve CQC Rating

Introducing electronic care plans has helped The Maple improve their CQC Rating from Requires Improvement to Good. The CQC inspection conducted in early May revealed that documentation, as well as auditing within the home, had significantly improved. Read the full CQC...
The CQC & the Five Key Questions

The CQC & the Five Key Questions

There are five questions the CQC ask of all care services. These five key areas sit at the centre of how the CQC regulates care services. Focusing on these key areas ensures that services are focussed on the things that matter most to people receiving care....
Fire Safety Measures in Care Homes

Fire Safety Measures in Care Homes

Whilst exhibiting at London’s Health Plus Care show in June, we got the opportunity to speak to some of the Fire Officers from London Fire Brigade. The officers were spreading awareness about some of the new risks facing care homes in relation to fire safety. We...
Skin Health and Pressure Damage in Care Homes

Skin Health and Pressure Damage in Care Homes

The largest organ in the body… Skin accounts for 15% of a person’s overall body weight. The skin’s three layers, Epidermis (Outer), Dermis (Middle), and subcutaneous tissue are responsible for: Protecting the body, from mechanical damage, from UV...