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HSE to commence spot checks of care homes

The HSE has explained that its programme of spot checks has been extended to include care homes, ‘a spot check is a phone call to review the measures being taken to minimise spread of coronavirus in the care home and…

DNACPR and planning for Covid-19

Within a few weeks of the pandemic taking hold in March 2020, concerns were already being voiced in many quarters about the use of “blanket DNACPR” decisions for groups of people, or decisions being made without discussion with residents, families…

CQC Transitional Regulatory Approach

CQC has announced how it will approach inspections as they resume from September. It aims to contact every social care provider by March. During the period of the pandemic CQC has focused on its Emergency Support Framework (“ESF”). However from September…