Staffing

  • Care Quality Commission (CQC) guidance

The provider of your care must have enough suitably qualified, competent and experienced staff to make sure they can meet these standards.
Their staff must be given the support, training and supervision they need to help them do their job.

NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE, ENGLAND SOCIAL CARE, ENGLAND PUBLIC HEALTH, ENGLAND The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014
18.—(1) Sufficient numbers of suitably qualified, competent, skilled and experienced persons must be deployed in order to meet the requirements of this Part.
(2) Persons employed by the service provider in the provision of a regulated activity must—
(a) receive such appropriate support, training, professional development, supervision and appraisal as is necessary to enable them to carry out the duties they are employed to perform,
(b) be enabled where appropriate to obtain further qualifications appropriate to the work they perform, and
(c) where such persons are health care professionals, social workers or other professionals registered with a health care or social care regulator, be enabled to provide evidence to the regulator in question demonstrating, where it is possible to do so, that they continue to meet the professional standards which are a condition of their ability to practise or a requirement of their role.