This page is designed to answer the following questions:
- 3.5 Sources of information and support (Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care, Governance & Regulatory Processes)
NOTE: Although this page has been marked as complete, it has not yet been peer-reviewed or quality-assured, therefore it should be considered a ‘first draft‘ and any information should be fact-checked independently.
To inform your knowledge of regulatory requirements, you should obtain information from a wide variety of sources. This can include:
- National – Care Quality Commission (CQC), Skills for Health, Skills for Care, statutory guidance and frameworks, other government agencies etc.
- Local/regional – Local Authority, Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) etc.
- Professional networks – Registered Managers Networks (supported by Skills for Care), Nursing and Midwifery Council etc.
You should research and access a range of different sources of information and evaluate how effective they are at supporting your knowledge of regulatory processes.