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The Care Standards Bill opportunity or cause for concern A commentary and comparison with the Registered Homes Act 1984

The Care Standards Bill opportunity or cause for concern A commentary and comparison with the... Policy The Care Standards Bill – opportunity or cause for concern? A commentary and comparison with the Registered Homes Act 1984 LINDA CONVERY Lewis Silkin Solicitors Introduction will be registered, rather than the ‘personal care’ to mean care which premises themselves. includes assistance with bodily The Government is in the process functions where such assistance is of introducing a new law to deal The requirement to register required. In the case of Harrison with the registration and regulation extended v Cornwall County Council (1991) of care homes. This is currently The definition of establishments, the Registered Homes Tribunal being considered by Parliament in that must be registered may be decided that the phrase embraces the form of the Care Standards Bill changed by Section 3 of the Bill. care in many forms, emotional or 1999, which is expected to receive At the moment a home only has psychiatric as well as physical. Royal Assent this summer. to be registered if it is providing If the Bill is intended to residential accommodation with clarify the 1984 Act’s definition A new registration authority both board and personal care of of personal care, for example by and registration requirements residents. Under the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Housing, Care and Support Emerald Publishing

The Care Standards Bill opportunity or cause for concern A commentary and comparison with the Registered Homes Act 1984

Housing, Care and Support , Volume 3 (2): 6 – Jun 1, 2000

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Emerald Publishing
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1460-8790
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Policy The Care Standards Bill – opportunity or cause for concern? A commentary and comparison with the Registered Homes Act 1984 LINDA CONVERY Lewis Silkin Solicitors Introduction will be registered, rather than the ‘personal care’ to mean care which premises themselves. includes assistance with bodily The Government is in the process functions where such assistance is of introducing a new law to deal The requirement to register required. In the case of Harrison with the registration and regulation extended v Cornwall County Council (1991) of care homes. This is currently The definition of establishments, the Registered Homes Tribunal being considered by Parliament in that must be registered may be decided that the phrase embraces the form of the Care Standards Bill changed by Section 3 of the Bill. care in many forms, emotional or 1999, which is expected to receive At the moment a home only has psychiatric as well as physical. Royal Assent this summer. to be registered if it is providing If the Bill is intended to residential accommodation with clarify the 1984 Act’s definition A new registration authority both board and personal care of of personal care, for example by and registration requirements residents. Under the

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Housing, Care and SupportEmerald Publishing

Published: Jun 1, 2000

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