Registration and the CSCI – a disqualified success?

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

By EDWARD HOLMES, – solicitor with Thomas Guise Solicitors

Perhaps rightly, the care sector is governed by one of the strictest regulatory regimes in England and Wales. It is at least arguable that no regulation can be too strict where the most vulnerable members of the population are concerned, but is the regulation excessive? This article sets out to examine the consequences to care providers who fall foul of the Regulations, particularly if they are wrongly applied, and the available remedies.

The Commission for Social Care Inspection (CSCI) has attracted a significant degree of criticism. The nature of the deci

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