How CQC regulates: adult social care: hospice services: appendices to the provider handbook

SCIE Social Care Online
Care Quality Commission
Publication date:
01 January 2015


These appendices set out the key lines of enquiry prompts and potential sources of evidence to help the Care Quality Commission’s inspectors assess hospice services against the following criteria: safety, effectiveness, caring, responsiveness to people’s need and leadership. In addition, they outline the characteristics of each rating level and explain the rating principles.