Difficulties That Can Have a Pervasive Effect on Assessments
An underresourced supervisory body will have difficulty with many of the ratings if it is not able to conduct an effective onsite inspection activity because a number of the criteria will be difficult to verify in the absence of such inspections, formal or otherwise. Where this situation is the case, the commentary can be used to make clear the central reason for the situation.
Ultimately, the ICP assessment is intended to be a diagnostic instrument. As a result, ICP methodology emphasizes that the report (a) summarize the findings to highlight areas for improvement and (b) prioritize them in a sensible order. In addition, the report should explain the priorities.