Care standards

Posted on July 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

The Care Standards Act has now become law which means that all domiciliary care providers (including local authorities) and nurse agencies need to register with the new National Care Standards Commission from April 2002 in England. Draft standards should be out for consultation this autumn. Providers also need to comply with a code of practice from the General Social Care Council and enforce their individual practice code on care staff.

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