Roles of organisations that regulate and inspect health and social care services

What does The Care and Quality Commission (CQC) ensure?
That H&SC services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care
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What does the CQC encourage?
Care services to improve
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What do the CQC do?
Register care providers, monitor, inspect&rate services, they take action to protect people who use services&they speak with their independent voice, publishing their views on major quality issues in H&SC
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What are examples of places that the CQC monitor and inspect?
Ambulances, care homes, children's services, clinics, dentists, hospices, GP'S+doctors and hospitals etc
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What is The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) responsible for?
Providing guidance on current best practices in health and social care
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What do NICE provide guidance on? (1)
Producing evidence based guidance and advice for health, public health and social care practitioners
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What do NICE provide guidance on? (2)
Developing quality standards&performance metrics for those providing&commissioning health, public health and social care services
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What do NICE provide guidance on? (3)
Providing a range of information services for commissioners, practitioners+managers across the spectrum of health and social care
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What do NICE provide guidance on? (4)
In April 2013 they gained new responsibilities for providing guidance for those working in health and social care
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What are the benefits to service users? (1)
They receive effective care in line with the best available evidence of clinical and cost effectiveness
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What are the benefits to service users? (2)
Enabling people to be accountable for their care, knowing how they will be cared for in a consistent evidence based way
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What are the benefits to service users? (3)
Improving their own health and prevent disease
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What are Public Health England (PHE) responsible for? (1)
Making the public healthier+reducing differences between the health of different groups by promoting healthier lifestyles, advising government+supporting action by local government, the NHS and the public
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What are Public Health England (PHE) responsible for? (2)
Protecting the nation from public health hazards
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What are Public Health England (PHE) responsible for? (3)
Preparing for and responding to public health emergencies
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What are Public Health England (PHE) responsible for? (4)
Improving the health of the whole population by sharing our information+expertise,+identifying+preparing for future public health challenges
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What are Public Health England (PHE) responsible for? (5)
7Supporting local authorities+the NHS to plan+provide h&sc services such as, immunisation+screening programmes, +to develop the public health challenges+come up with answers to public health problems
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How do PHE do this?
Through world leading science, knowledge and intelligence, advocacy, partnerships and providing specialist public health services
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What does Ofsted stand for?
The Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills
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What are Ofsted responsible for? (1)
Inspecting maintained schools and academies, some independent schools, and many other educational institutions and programmes outside of higher education
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What are Ofsted responsible for? (2)
Inspecting childcare, adoption and fostering agencies and initial teaching training
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What are Ofsted responsible for? (3)
Publishing reports of their findings so they can be used to improve the overall quality of education and training
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What are Ofsted responsible for? (4)
Regulating a range of early years and children's social care services, making sure they're suitable for children and potentially vulnerable young people
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What are Ofsted responsible for? (5)
Reporting to policymakers on the effectiveness of these services
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What does an Ofsted rating of 4 mean?
That the institution is inadequate
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What will a school rated inadequate be ordered to do?
To become an academy by the Secretary State for Education
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