Record Keeping Policy


An engaging and easy to read policy that outlines all the Record Keeping requirements for personnel in maintaining social care records.


Record Keeping Policy

This engaging and clearly written policy defines how record keeping in social care needs to be undertaken and addresses the key roles and responsibilities of social care personnel involved in this important task.

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.

Including sections on:

  • Service User rights
  • Complaints procedures
  • Security of records
  • Safeguarding
  • Audits

This detailed policy explains how all information must be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Length: 13 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 organisation.

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