Law firm publishes guides to new legislation on care

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

Three new guides to help inspectors, legal advisers, owners and managers of residential and nursing homes get to grips with the new Care Standards Act 2000 have been published by national law firm Bevan Ashford and Training For Inspectors (TFI). The guides are comprehensive and easily understood handbooks to the complex new legislation ­ due to come into effect in April 2002 ­ covering children¹s homes, residential care homes, and nursing and mental nursing homes for people of all ages. The Comparative Guides, written by Marion Witton, a regional manager with OFSTED and formerly chair of the National Heads of Inspection and Registration, and Bevan Ashford partner Neil Grant, aim to provide everyone in the field with a concise guide to the biggest ever shake-up of regulation covering the care home system. Neil Grant, co-author and a respected national expert in care home legislation, said yhat for the first time, the Care Standards Act had created one national regulatory body for the whole of England ­ the

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