CQC Mock Inspection

Prevention is better than cure, which is why we recommend taking a proactive approach to managing your CQC rating and report with a mock inspection.

What is a CQC Mock Inspection?

A CQC mock inspection entails a qualified Mock Inspector undertaking an independent audit of all areas of your business to determine your levels of compliance in line with the CQC's 5 key questions. It essentially mirrors the real inspection.

Why should I undertake a CQC mock inspection?
Ensure you are fully compliant with CQC’s regulations: This is especially pertinent now that the format of inspections has changed and now incorporates COVID-19 management.
Secure the best possible insurance premium: Insurers appetite has declined, so your CQC rating and report will have significant influence over your insurance premium.
Improve your risk portfolio: If you are needing to improve your last CQC rating and are close to your insurance renewal, demonstrating that you are taking risk-mitigating actions such as a mock inspection will work in your favour with insurers.
Help you determine how efficiently you are running your business: Identify where improvements can be made.
Gain an expert, ‘outsiders’ view of how you are doing: relying on an internal perspective can potentially bias your findings.
Allow you and your staff to deal confidently with the real inspection when it happens.
Gain valuable insight and a clear action plan: This can empower any actions required to get you to where you want to be, before the real inspection.
Our partners can also support you after a mock inspection, to help develop and implement an improvement plan, if required.

With the potential financial, health and safety, reputational and legal costs associated with dealing with a poor CQC report, the case for investing in a mock inspection is clear.

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A member of our Risk Control team will be in touch with you to discuss your needs and talk you through your options.

Frequently asked questions

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Does my care business need Employers’ Liability Insurance?
Yes. Under the Employers’ Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act, all organisations that have staff are required by law to have Employers Liability Insurance.
Does my care business need Employers’ Liability Insurance?
Yes. Under the Employers’ Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act, all organisations that have staff are required by law to have Employers Liability Insurance.
Does my care business need Employers’ Liability Insurance?
Yes. Under the Employers’ Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act, all organisations that have staff are required by law to have Employers Liability Insurance.
Does my care business need Employers’ Liability Insurance?
Yes. Under the Employers’ Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act, all organisations that have staff are required by law to have Employers Liability Insurance.
Does my care business need Employers’ Liability Insurance?
Yes. Under the Employers’ Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act, all organisations that have staff are required by law to have Employers Liability Insurance.
CASE STUDY

Notice of Proposal overturned upon presentation of case detailing contrary evidence

Errol successfully challenges CQC Notice of Proposal to remove an inadequately rated care home from the owner’s Certificate of Registration.

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