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  • What is the CQC?
    CQC stands for "Care Quality Commission". It is a statutory body set up under the 2008 Health and Social Care Act. Its function is to register all providers of health and social care in England. The key aims of the CQC are to: Set generic standards for health and social care Ensure that standards met, and progressively improved over time Protect users / public via system of registration and monitoring of all health and social care providers Improve the outcomes and experiences of patients and users of services The CQC replaced the former Healthcare Commission, and also the Commissions for Social Care Inspection and the Mental Health Act Commission
  • Is registration with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) compulsory?
    Yes. By law, all health and social care organisations providing "Regulated Activities" need to be registered with the CQC.


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