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The Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW) are seeking your views on what you think about their proposed inspection framework. The implementation of the Social Services and Wellbeing (Wales) Act and the Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Bill means that the legislative and policy context for social…
Nutritional care plays a crucial role in improving and maintaining people’s health and wellbeing, and it is vital to ensure that people who access supports and services receive the highest possible standard of nutritional care at all times. Healthcare Improvement Scotland are producing a set of draft standards for complex…
The Government is undertaking a review of the costs of providing childcare in England. This call for evidence is part of that review and and is aimed at nurseries, primary schools, children centres, maintained nursery schools, independent nursery schools, childminders, private/voluntary providers of day care, childcare or early years organisations,…
Changes to social care law mean that people will now have a personal budget based on an assessment of their needs. The City of Edinburgh Council wants to hear views on how they work out how people make a contribution to their personal budget. The consultation offers some background and…
The Health and Social Care Board (HSCB) has approved proposals to initiate a consultation exercise to close over half of NHS Residential Care Homes in Northern Ireland. Of the 19 residential care homes in Northern Ireland, the 10 homes identified for eventual closure are: Northfield House in Donaghadee William Street…
Proposed legislation which has the aim of promoting public health and reducing alcohol related offending is being scrutinised by the Health and Sport Committee who has issued a call for views on the proposals. The Alcohol (Licensing, Public Health and Criminal Justice) (Scotland) Bill which was introduced by Dr Richard…
Equally safe is a consultation on proposals including to create specific offences concerning domestic abuse and the introduction of statutory jury directions in sexual offence cases. The Scottish Government is seeking views on the following five specific issues: 1) The question of whether the current criminal law reflects the true…
Following a consultation under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government, the Department of Health has now published some changes to Mental Health Act (1983) Code of Practice. This consultation proposed changes to legislation governing the treatment of people with mental health problems. The consultation received 344…