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During this one day Future of Care Conference, leading experts will impart their knowledge and wisdom, discussing key trends for the future of care in focused speaker slots. With speakers including Sue Howard, Care Quality Commission, Professor Martin Green, Care England and Vic Rayner, National Care Forum, Jeremy Hughes, Alzheimer’s Society and the Rt. Hon Paul Burstow, SCIE, delegates will hear from those who are at the forefront of shaping the industry. There will also be two dedicated panel sessions providing the chance for the audience to ask questions on the issues that most affect them to ensure a social care system fit for the future. The conference has been designed especially for care home owners, managers and decision-makers to provide them with the latest information and innovation.
In its latest State of Care report, the CQC highlights the fragmented nature of health and social care integration across the country.
When trawling through CQC inspection reports of care services in trouble, a common theme that crops up time and time again is medicines management and administration.
In this blog post we wanted to focus on the monthly audit. This is something that is not looked upon favourably by care managers in home care companies. Unfortunately, it’s an unavoidable process that care companies need to go through to make sure that the care being delivered is safe, compliant and being carried out in accordance with how the customer is progressing under the care company.
Starting a new care business should be an adventure and there will, no doubt, be challenging but familiar roads along the way, doing things where your previous experience has provided the expertise to do them better than the competition; designing person centred care packages; working with the CQC on registration and compliance; recruiting skilled and experienced care managers and care assistants; and delivering excellent care.