Understanding common induction

How CIS relates to CQC essential standards of safety and quality

It is important to understand that Common Induction Standards refer to learning outcomes that a worker should achieve in order to work safely and effectively in their chosen setting. In contrast, Care Quality Commission essential standards refer to outcomes that the employer or provider should achieve in order to meet legal requirements under the Health and Social Care Act, 2008. There are 28 regulations with associated outcomes resulting from this act. CQC focus on 16 regulations and associated outcomes that relate to safety and quality and these are listed below:

Common Induction Standard 1: Role of the health and social care worker

CQC essential standards of quality and safety:

Common Induction Standard 2: Personal development

CQC essential standards of quality and safety:

Common Induction Standard 3: Communicate effectively

CQC essential standards of quality and safety:

Common Induction Standard 4: Equality and inclusion

CQC essential standards of quality and safety:

Common Induction Standard 5: Principles for implementing duty of care

CQC essential standards of quality and safety:

Common Induction Standard 6: Principles of safeguarding in health and social care

CQC essential standards of quality and safety:

Outcome 7: safeguarding people who use services from abuse

Common Induction Standard 7: Person-centred support

CQC essential standards of quality and safety:

Common Induction Standard 8: Health and safety in a social care setting

CQC essential standards of quality and safety: