Related articles and events
The care sector struggled to recruit and retain staff well before the pandemic. These workforce shortages have intensified pressures on recruitment, with a third of respondents describing their need for more staff as ‘urgent and immediate’.
Many care workers in the UK have made significant personal sacrifices throughout the pandemic. Putting themselves at risk, going months without loved ones to protect them, and working harder due to short staffing.
To protect against the risk of human error, carry out robust risk assessments, offer training and ensure you’re covered by a standard cyber liability policy protecting you against cyber-crime and data breaches.
If you are a new business or your insurance is due for renewal, you will probably be asking yourself, what types of cover do I need?
The CQC has produced guidance on its website that it is updating regularly to help support providers during this difficult time, and assist providers to focus their resources on front line care.