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'Preparing for CQC registration cost my practice £26,000'

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I'm sorry to tell you that you didn't need to change the carpets or get an electrically operated door and possibly quite a few of the other things that no doubt your PCT told you. I was told all this and it is incorrect. The CQC press officer has advised that they are very concerned that false rumours are being spread about these things by PCTs. They categorically told me that they are not required. You are merely required to have a policy for cleaning the carpet if someone is sick on it and regularly deep cleaning it eg every few months. Also there only needs to be good access for the disabled not electric doors. In addition you can have cuddly toys and soft furnishings as long as they are kept clean.

Posted date

01 Apr 2013

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12:03pm

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