For this assessment criterion, you will be required to explain the key drivers and impact of legislation on the inspection system.
This piece of legislation sets out the provider registration and inspection regime for health and social care in England. The key drivers of this legislation are to protect the public by ensuring that providers are registered and inspected, to ensure that people receive safe and effective care, and to promote continuous improvement.
The impact of this legislation has been a more rigorous registration and inspection process for providers, which has led to a number of providers being closed down due to poor performance. It has also resulted in the publication of provider ratings, which allows people to make informed choices about the care they receive.
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is the regulator for health and social care in England. It is responsible for registering providers, inspecting them, and publishing ratings. The CQC has a number of powers to ensure that providers meet the required standards, including the power to issue warning notices, suspend or cancel registrations, and prosecute providers.
TheCareAct2014 provides local authorities with the responsibility to provide needs assessments of any individuals that may require care services. In addition, it protects adults from abuse and neglect by giving them extra rights such as having access to their medical records or deciding who has visiting rights at certain times during day-to-day life which informed regulation 13 on Health & Social Services act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations.
This piece of legislation sets out the requirements for inspections under the Care Act 2014. The key drivers of this legislation are to promote quality and choice in care provision, which includes promoting better outcomes for people who use services through inspection. The impact of this act has been an increase in the number of inspections conducted on adult social care providers, with the aim of ensuring that people receive safe, effective, and person-centered care.