Manuals give guidance to private providers


Posted on April 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

A set of manuals which assist homecare providers to meet the requirements of the Care Standards Act has been produced by the National Care Homes Association (NCHA). Launched at an NCHA “roadshow” in April, the Cared4 Domiciliary Care Manuals are written Albert Cook, managing director of Bettal Quality Management Systems. NCHA vice-chairman Dick Barton said the homecare manuals were the third set to be published by the association, the other two being for care homes for elderly people and homes for people with a learning disability. “We know the domiciliary care manuals have been eagerly awaited by many providers,” Mr Barton said. “We consider all the manuals to be invaluable tools when complying with the many requirements of the Care Standards Act providing, as they do, forms and procedures for adaptation by individual providers. The system also includes on disk an outline statement of purpose, service user guide and business plan.” – All enquiries about the Cared4 manuals should made to the NCHA London offic





Comments are closed.


Latest blog posts

The future’s bright, alright?

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

There has been a lot of debate about ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ borders of late (if it’s any help, I like...

Time for a ten dollar answer

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

Ernest Hemingway was known for his minimalist style and he used to pooh-pooh what he called “ten-dollar” words. Not to...

Lacking capacity

By guest blogger JEF SMITH

A friend of mine diagnosed with cancer – now, happily, treated – was asked how he could possibly have missed the...