Social care common inspection framework (SCCIF): residential family centres

10. Timeframe

Timeframe for an inspection from planning to publication of the report.

Day Inspection activity
1 Preparation
2 Site visit
3 Site visit
4 Report writing
5-8 Inspection evidence and report submitted for quality assurance
21 Report sent to the registered provider for comments on factual accuracy, within a maximum of 18 working days from end of inspection
26 Provider returns the report within 5 working days with any comments on factual accuracy
31 The final report is published on the Ofsted website within a maximum of 28 working days from end of inspection