Social care common inspection framework (SCCIF): voluntary adoption agencies

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 Site visit
5 Site visit
6 Site visit and feedback
7 and 8 Writing the report
8–11 Inspection evidence and report submitted for quality assurance
19 Report sent to the registered provider for any comments on factual accuracy, within a maximum of 33 working days of the end of the inspection
24 Provider returns the draft report within 5 working days with any comments on factual accuracy
34 The final report is published on the Ofsted website within a maximum of 28 working days of the end of the inspection