4.1 Explain the range of regulation processes that apply to the service, and the types of information required for each

Qualification: Level 4 Certificate in Principles of Leadership and Management for Adult Care (RQF)
Unit: Unit 4: Regulatory Processes for Adult Care
Learning outcome: 4 Understand the wider range of regulatory requirements that apply to the service
Assessment criteria: 4.1 Explain the range of regulation processes that apply to the service, and the types of information required for each

  • The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 is made up of several regulations that are used for the governance of care providers. Below is a list of the regulations along with the types of information that may be required:
    • Regulation 4: Requirements where the service provider is an individual or partnership
    • Regulation 5: Fit and proper persons: directors
    • Regulation 6: Requirement where the service provider is a body other than a partnership
    • Regulation 7: Requirements relating to registered managers
    • Regulation 8: General
    • Regulation 9: Person-centred care – care plans, care records, meeting minutes etc.
    • Regulation 10: Dignity and respect – care records
    • Regulation 11: Need for consent – policies and procedures
    • Regulation 12: Safe care and treatment policies and procedures
    • Regulation 13: Safeguarding service users from abuse and improper treatment – safeguarding logs, records of investigations, records of reports
    • Regulation 14: Meeting nutritional and hydration needs – care records
    • Regulation 15: Premises and equipment – policies and procedures, receipts
    • Regulation 16: Receiving and acting on complaints – complaints log, complaint investigation records
    • Regulation 17: Good governance
    • Regulation 18: Staffing – DBS checks, policies and procedures, job descriptions
    • Regulation 19: Fit and proper persons employed – DBS checks
    • Regulation 20: Duty of candour – records of errors
    • Regulation 20A: Requirement as to display of performance assessments

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