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Are you struggling to meet the Care Quality Commission (CQC) standards? Join our seminar and discover practical steps to achieve a Good rating.  

This one-day facilitated session is for services currently rated Requires improvement or Inadequate looking to improve before their next CQC inspection. It looks at the practical steps to recovering your rating, helping services to rebound your quality of care.

Maintaining CQC standards is crucial for any regulated adult social care provider committed to delivering excellent care. This not only benefits the individuals you support and your staff teams but also enhances your service's reputation.

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Tuesday 22 October 2024 | 10:00 - 15:30 |

Important: Improving your CQC rating seminar can also be directly commissioned by adult social care providers, local authorities, and other organisations to be delivered as a live virtual event or face-to-face event to up to 45 delegates. Contact businessdevelopment@skillsforcare.org.uk to find out more or take a look at our flyer

To complement this seminar, all delegates will receive a comprehensive toolkit to help embed learning into your service. 

I learned about what the changes to inspection are, and how we can prepare and enhance provision to achieve a Good or Outstanding rating. It gave me a lot to think about and how to prepare.

Carol Naylor, Registered Manager
Alternative Futures Group


Who's it for?

This seminar supports managers and teams from adult social care services who are seeking practical advice and ideas to improve. The content is tailored to registered managers, quality leads, compliance leads, nominated individuals, owners and team leaders. 


Subjects covered

  • The benefits of making improvements 

  • The impact of CQC regulations, notifications, and breaches 

  • Involving others in helping you to improve 

  • Practical problems and solutions 

  • How to action and evidence improvements 

  • Compliance with the Single Assessment Framework  

  • Resources to support you 

I feel more positive and learned to treat an inspection as a positive experience. It has given me an understanding of the tools I need to improve.

Tracy Tait, Registered Manager
Rosemount Care

Exclusive toolkit and other resources 

All delegates attending this seminar will receive a range of practical resources to support their learning including: 

  • Improving your CQC rating toolkit, an 80-page document covering key learning and practical activities 

  • Handouts and Slide notes – supporting your learning and engagement during the seminar 

  • Certificate – providing evidence of your attendance. 

I now know how robust our quality systems need to be, and l realise l need to involve the team, so we all own the improvements and the achievements.

Eliesha Hope, Registered Manager
New Hope Community Healthcare Ltd


Learning outcomes

You will:

  • strategically prepare your team for CQC inspections, ensuring a clear path to success. 

  • learn to map out how your service can address the obstacles to improvement and identify practical solutions 

  • know what you will be expected to evidence and how to demonstrate issues have been successfully addressed.


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This flyer gives more details on the event and can be shared with colleagues.


This interactive seminar looks in more depth at issues introduced in our Improving your CQC rating eLearning module. Completion of the eLearning module is not required to join the seminar. 

See Workshop and seminars for full list of options available.