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decision and how to request details of the appeals procedure. Details of the

 

procedure must be made available on request.’.

 


 

Promoting health of carers

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

NC9

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

In exercising their functions health bodies shall—

 

(a)    

promote and safeguard the health and well-being of carers;

 

(b)    

ensure that effective procedures exist to identify patients who are or are

 

about to become carers;

 

(c)    

ensure that appropriate systems exist to ensure that carers receive

 

appropriate information and advice; and

 

(d)    

ensure the systems are in place to ensure that the relevant general medical

 

services are rendered to their patients who are carers.’.

 


 

Local authorities: duties with respect to young carers

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

NC10

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

A local authority must ensure that it takes all reasonable steps to ensure that in

 

relation to—

 

(a)    

any school within its area and under its control; and

 

(b)    

any functions it discharges in pursuance of its responsibilities as a

 

children’s services authority, there is in place a policy that both identifies

 

young carers and makes arrangements for the provision of support for

 

pupils who are young carers.

 

(2)    

In discharging its duty under subsection (1), a local authority must have regard to

 

any guidance given from time to time by the Secretary of State.’.

 



 
 

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Further and higher education: duties with respect to student carers

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

NC11

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The responsible body of an institution to which this section applies must identify

 

or make arrangements to identify student carers and have a policy in place on

 

providing support for student carers.

 

(2)    

This section applies to—

 

(a)    

a university;

 

(b)    

any other institution within the higher education sector; and

 

(c)    

an institution within the further education sector.

 

(3)    

A responsible body is—

 

(a)    

in the case of an institution in subsection (2)(a) or (b), the governing

 

body;

 

(b)    

in the case of a college of further education under the management of a

 

board of management, the board of management; and

 

(c)    

in the case of any other college of further education, any board of

 

governors of the college or any person responsible for the management

 

of the college, whether or not formally constituted as a governing body

 

or board of governors.’.

 


 

End of life care

 

Dr Sarah Wollaston

 

NC12

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘Following consultation, the Secretary of State may make regulations

 

establishing arrangements for terminally ill persons to—

 

(a)    

have their preference for place of death recorded by local health and

 

social care services and for that preference to be implemented wherever

 

practicable; and

 

(b)    

to be exempted from charges for adult social care necessary in order to

 

allow them to die in their place of preference.’.

 



 
 

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Funding for new costs arising from Part 1

 

Meg Munn

 

NC13

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Secretary of State must provide local authorities with sufficient funding to

 

enable them to meet new costs arising directly or indirectly to them by virtue of

 

this Part.

 

(2)    

The costs mentioned in subsection (1) include (but are not limited to)—

 

(a)    

costs of introducing the new measures set out in this Part;

 

(b)    

on-going costs of implementing those measures (to be allocated through

 

the annual spending review);

 

(c)    

costs identified by the Department of Health to be funded through the

 

Better Care Fund.’.

 


 

Social care free at the point of use

 

Bill Esterson

 

NC14

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘The Secretary of State must prepare a report on the costs and benefits of

 

requiring, and providing funding for, local authorities to offer all social care free

 

at the point of use. This report must be laid before each House of Parliament

 

within 12 months of section 3 coming into force.’.

 


 

Joint Care and Support Reform Programme Board: assessment of funding

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

NC15

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

Before any provision of Part 1 is brought into force, the Joint Care and Support

 

Reform Programme Board must have informed the Secretary of State whether

 

sufficient funding is in place or will be put in place to ensure that the provision in

 

question can be implemented satisfactorily.

 

(2)    

In subsection (1), the “Joint Care and Support Reform Programme Board” means

 

the board of that name consisting of representatives including the Local

 

Government Association, the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services

 

and the Department of Health.’.

 



 
 

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Ministerial advisory committee

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

NC16

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘An independent ministerial advisory committee shall be set up to keep under

 

review the workings of the set level as set out in section 15, and the means-testing

 

arrangements set out in section 17.’.

 


 

Initial funding assessment

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

NC17

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘The Secretary of State must ask the Office for Budget Responsibility to complete

 

by the end of 2014 a review of the funding of adult social care that assesses—

 

(a)    

the adequacy of current public funding of these services;

 

(b)    

the proposals for funding the provisions in this Act;

 

(c)    

the implications of the Act and its funding for the NHS over the next five

 

years; and

 

(d)    

in particular the short and long term costs of setting the eligibility criteria

 

at the level set out in regulations.’.

 


 

Impact assessments of regulations

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

NC18

 

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

Before bringing into force sections 13, 17 and 35, the Secretary of State must lay

 

before Parliament an impact assessment of the regulations set out in those

 

sections.

 

(2)    

In relation to the regulations set out in subsection 13(6), the assessment must

 

show how the provisions will affect the likely impact of the set level above which

 

an adult starts receiving financial assistance with the costs of their care.’.

 



 
 

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Corporate responsibility for neglect

 

Nick Smith

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

NC19

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

This section applies where a person registered under Chapter 2 of Part 1 of the

 

Health and Social Care Act 2008 (a “registered care provider”) in respect of the

 

carrying on of a regulated activity (within the meaning of that Part) has

 

reasonable cause to suspect that an adult in their care is experiencing, or is at risk

 

of, abuse and neglect.

 

(2)    

The registered care provider must make (or cause to be made) whatever enquiries

 

it thinks necessary to enable it to decide whether any action should be taken in the

 

adult’s case and, if so, what and by whom.

 

(3)    

Where abuse or neglect is suspected, the registered care provider is responsible

 

for informing the Safeguarding Adults Board in its area and commits an offence

 

if (without reasonable cause) it fails to do so.

 

(4)    

A registered care provider is guilty of an offence if the way in which its activities

 

are managed or organised by its board or senior management neglects, or is a

 

substantial element in, the existence and or possibility of abuse or neglect

 

occurring.

 

(5)    

A person guilty of an offence under this section is liable on conviction to

 

imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years, or to a fine, the range of which

 

will be specified by regulations, or to both.’.

 


 

Portability of care

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

NC20

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Secretary of State must prepare a report containing an assessment of what

 

primary or secondary legislation would be required to ensure people in receipt of

 

care and support in the community in the UK receive continuity of such care and

 

support if they change their place of residence, with particular reference to moves

 

between countries of the United Kingdom.

 

(2)    

The report under subsection (1) must be laid before each House of Parliament six

 

months after this Bill receives Royal Assent.’.

 



 
 

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Accounting

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

NC21

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

The Secretary of State shall make provision for accounting guidelines for persons

 

and organisations offering care services to be published.

 

(2)    

All persons and organisations offering care services shall have a duty to follow

 

guidelines published in accordance with subsection (1) in charging for those

 

services and shall, in particular, ensure that all accounting paperwork is easy to

 

understand, fully explains any interface with the local authority and is complete.’.

 


 

Duty of candour

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

NC22

 

Parliamentary Star    

To move the following Clause:—

 

‘(1)    

Local authorities must take reasonable steps to create an open and honest culture

 

that enables employees to report reasonable suspicions of abuse and neglect of

 

individuals in the care of the local authority or a provider commissioned by the

 

local authority.

 

(2)    

“Reasonable steps” include—

 

(a)    

ensuring that staff are aware of and trust processes open to them;

 

(b)    

provision of advice about the process;

 

(c)    

review of procedures; and

 

(d)    

regular communications to staff about the processes.’.

 


 

Norman Lamb

 

25

 

Title,  line  5,  after ‘Authority;’ insert ‘to make provision about integrating care and

 

support with health services;’.

 

 

Order of the House [16 December 2013]

 

That the following provisions shall apply to the Care Bill [Lords]:

 

Committal

 

1.    

The Bill shall be committed to a Public Bill Committee.

 

Proceedings in Public Bill Committee

 

2.    

Proceedings in the Public Bill Committee shall (so far as not previously


 
 

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concluded) be brought to a conclusion on 4 February 2014.

 

3.    

The Public Bill Committee shall have leave to sit twice on the first day on

 

which it meets.

 

Consideration and Third Reading

 

4.    

Proceedings on Consideration and Third Reading shall be concluded in two

 

days.

 

5.    

Proceedings on Consideration shall (so far as not previously concluded) be

 

brought to a conclusion one hour before the moment of interruption on the

 

second of those days.

 

6.    

Proceedings on Third Reading shall (so far as not previously concluded) be

 

brought to a conclusion at the moment of interruption on that day.

 

7.    

Standing Order No. 83B (Programming committees) shall not apply to

 

proceedings on Consideration and Third Reading.

 

Other proceedings

 

8.    

Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on

 

consideration of any message from the Lords) may be programmed.

 

 

Order of the Committee [9 January 2014]

 

That—

 

(1)  

the Committe shall (in addition to its first meeting at 11.30 am on Thursday

 

9 January) meet—

 

(a)  

at 2.00 pm on Thursday 9 January;

 

(b)  

at 8.55 am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 14 January;

 

(c)  

at 11.30 am and 2.00 pm on Thursday 16 January;

 

(d)  

at 8.55 am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 21 January;

 

(e)  

at 11.30 am and 2.00 pm on Thursday 23 January;

 

(f)  

at 8.55 am and 2.00 pm on Tuesday 28 January;

 

(g)  

at 11.30 am and 2.00 pm on Thursday 30 January;

 

(h)  

at 8.55 am on Tuesday 4 February;

 

(2)  

the proceedings shall be taken in the following order: Clauses 1 to 39;

 

Schedule 1; Clauses 40 to 43; Schedule 2; Clauses 44 to 73; Schedule 3;

 

Clause 74; Schedule 4; Clauses 75 to 94; Schedule 5; Clauses 95 to 102;

 

Schedule 6; Clauses 103 to 107; Schedule 7; Clauses 108 to 111; Schedule 8;

 

Clauses 112 to 125; new Clauses; new Schedules; remaining proceedings on

 

the the Bill.

 

(3)  

the proceedings shall (so far as not previously concluded) be brought to a

 

conclusion at 11.25 am on Tuesday 4 February.

 

 

NOTICES WITHDRAWN

 

The following Notices were withdrawn on 10 January 2014:

 

 

NS1.


 
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