West Midlands ADASS has been working with all 14 councils to help them prepare for the new QC Assurance framework that will be in place from April 2023.This page will link to relevant content.
Preparing for CQC Assurance: webinar series April 2023 - March 2024
These hour-long webinars (on MS Teams) provide ‘deep dives’ into key areas councils have identified that would help them with their preparations for CQC assurance. Some topics may be relevant to teams that don’t sit in adult socialcare. There is no limit on the number of delegates per organisation.
13/4/2023 Embedding evidence in strategy and practice NICE guidance and CQC readiness
25/5/2023 Learning disability and autism pathways: key areas to reflect on using the quality statements
22/6/2023 Learning from Children’s OFSTED joint with ADCS
27/7/2023 Managing waiting lists
14/9/2023 What are we learning from CQC’s assurance so far? A legal perspective 39 Essex Chambers
26/10/2023 Equality, diversity and inclusion what does evidence based decision-making look like?
23/11/2023 Involving the market learning from CQC regulated providers
08/02/2024 Co-production and feedback on the experience of people who use services and their carers
21/03/2024 Working with the NHS and ICB/LA CQC Assurance
Recording of the webinar What are we learning from CQC’s assurance so far? A legal perspective 39 Essex Chambers presented on 14 September 2023
Recording of the webinar Preparing for CQC Assessments - Waiting Lists presented on 27 July 2023
Recordings of webinar series with 39 Essex Chambers November 2022
The first video sets the new assurance process in the context of the reforms enshrined in the 2014 Care Act
The second video describes the legislation behind assurance, its focus, evidence that will be required and the single assessment framework
The third video provides advice on preparation, particularly around gathering evidence, preparing staff, partners and colleagues, and being ready for challenges