Duty of Candour Policy


This clearly presented Duty of Candour Policy details the requirements for openness and honesty in the communications between care staff and Service Users.


Duty of Candour Policy

This easy to read, clearly written policy defines what Duty of Candour is and gives examples of where it may be necessary to implement it. This policy stresses the need for openness and honesty across organisations from senior management to care workers and details how through reviews, enquiries, investigations, and appropriate communications, best practice is achieved.

This is a comprehensive document with the essential depth and scope required for care businesses –  it details specific CQC fundamental standards, numbered regulations and Key Lines of Enquiry (KLOEs) related to implementation of the policy.

Length: 11 pages

Last reviewed: November 2016

*You will need to remove all reference to “Very Caring Ltd” in this document and replace with the name and details of your own organisation.

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