Month: July 2020

A welcome move towards digitisation from the CQC

Preparing for a CQC inspection

By David Lynes, Managing Director of Unique IQ Following emergency procedures introduced in response to the coronavirus pandemic, the CQC has been setting-out its approach to regulation and inspection going forward. And it is a welcome move towards digitisation. From September, the CQC has announced it will be piloting virtual inspections with willing domiciliary care… Read more »

Congratulations to 2020’s Top 20 Home Care Provider award winners!

Trophy and gold stars

In early July the homecare sector saw the announcement of the 2020 ‘Top 20 Home Care Provider Awards’ winners on In its 6th annual celebration, these awards recognise the fantastic work of home care providers throughout the UK. With the recognition based on the review scores given by service users and families, to be… Read more »

Technology in home care – useful resources

Technology in home care resources

Considering new technology for your home care organisation? Unique IQ has compiled a list of useful resources to help you decide which type of technology is right for your care provision. These websites can help to understand the jargon, review the software on the market, assist with choosing the right product and bring the latest… Read more »

Time and attendance monitoring? Make it real-time

Cleaning workforce - real-time monitoring using smartphone app

As any manager of a cleaning workforce knows, monitoring time and attendance is an essential part of delivering a top quality service to clients. That seed of doubt in a client’s mind as to whether their hired contractor turned up on time and really did what they said they did can be a contract killer…. Read more »