Inspections of hospitals, care homes and home care agencies by the CQC are usually unannounced and take place at least once a year. When a health care provider is registered, the CQC will monitor their compliance against sixteen essential standards of quality and safety.

This briefing looks at one of the key areas of potential non-compliance -  the administration and storage of medication.

For more information please contact James Sinclair TaylorAndrew Studd or Lucy Wilton.

Medication in care homes - the regulatory risk - Nov 2012.pdf