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Adult Social Care Glossary, v 0.41

Nominated individual

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CQC Glossary of terms used in the guidance for providers and managers

Nominated individual means the person who is employed as a director, manager or secretary of a body and whose name has been notified to CQC as being the person who is responsible for supervising the management of the carrying on of the regulated activity by that body.

Plain English definition
Think Local Act Personal (TLAP) Jargon Buster

A person who leads a care service (such as a care home or home care agency) and makes sure that the service is safe and good enough quality. The nominated individual is the service's main point of contact with the Care Quality Commission. (The term 'nominated person' means something different, and is defined separately.)

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