What good looks like for digital records in adult social care

Good quality records underpin safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care. They communicate the right information clearly, to the right people, when they need it. They are an essential part of achieving good outcomes for people.

This guide clarifies what good digital records look like and how providers can achieve this. It also covers the commitments CQC makes to support providers’ use of digital record systems and what we will look at on inspection.