Law guide offers useful guidance for managers

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

|By Geoff Hodgson| When the rules changed on April 1 this year the uncertainty which has plagued the long term care sector for the past four years or so did not immediately disappear. Care home owners no longer have to agonise over what the new regulations will be ­ now they have to agonise over what the new rules are, and how they will be interpreted. The Care Homes Legal Handbook by Jeremy Cooper goes a long way to making making the new regulatory environment more comprehensible. This handbook provides care home managers and related social work professionals with guidance and practical instruction in understanding the procedures and regulations involved. The author provides a clear summary of the relevant legislation, including detailed analysis of the Care Standards Act, and its associated Regulations, the National Minimum Standards and an outline of the impact of the Human Rights Act in residential care settings. Jeremy Cooper presents comprehensive information for care home managers on the actions that

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