Adult social care: information for providers

Page last updated: 11 December 2023
Organisations we regulate

Information for care homes, home care companies, specialist colleges, extra care housing, Shared Lives schemes and supported living services.


You must register with us to carry on any of the activities we regulate. You also need to let us know if your registration details change.


You need to notify us about certain changes, events and incidents that affect your service or the people who use it.

Inspection and monitoring

Find out what information we'll ask you to send us, what happens when we inspect and what you can expect to happen next.

Best practice

Medicines information for adult social care services

Learning from safety incidents

Our position on the Care Certificate

Trusted Assessors

Trusted Assessors: Supplemental coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance

External links

Resources for adult social care providers (Care Improvement Works)

Government guidance for adult social care services (GOV.UK)