Meeting Needs Policy


  An easy to read, engaging and comprehensive policy outlining your organisation’s approach to meeting needs, in line with statutory obligations.


Meeting Needs Policy

An easy to read, user-friendly policy aimed at safeguarding service users and staff in relation to meeting needs.

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.

This document has been significantly updated in accordance with legal requirements covering meeting needs.

This comprehensive policy covers:

  • Preventing, reducing or delaying needs
  • Offering information and advice to service users
  • Assessment overview
  • Types of assessment
  • Fluctuating needs
  • Advocacy and participation support
  • Capacity assessment

Length: 9 pages

Date reviewed: November 2016

*You will need to remove all reference to “Very Caring Ltd” and replace with your own organisation’s name and details.

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