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Public Bill Committee: 14 January 2014                  

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and insert ‘any of those purposes’.

 


 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

104

 

Clause  34,  page  30,  line  46,  at end insert—

 

‘(9)    

The Secretary of State shall make available to all local authorities a model

 

deferred payment scheme and all local authorities must follow this model unless

 

they can show due cause not to.’.

 


 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

105

 

Clause  35,  page  31,  line  15,  at end insert—

 

‘(3A)    

The regulations must require any interest incurred on an adult’s deferred amount

 

or interest on an amount charged under subsection (1)(b) to count towards the set

 

level above which an adult starts receiving financial assistance with the costs of

 

their care.’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

106

 

Clause  35,  page  31,  line  20,  at end insert—

 

‘(4A)    

The regulations may not specify any threshold of other assets above which a

 

person is not eligible to receive a deferred payment loan.’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

107

 

Clause  35,  page  31,  line  27,  at end insert—

 

‘(5A)    

Regulations under this section must provide that—

 

(a)    

a local authority shall direct anyone considering a deferred payment

 

arrangement to an appropriately qualified financial adviser or to

 

appropriately qualified financial advisers; and

 

(b)    

any loan under this scheme shall be sufficient to pay for advice under

 

paragraph (a) above.’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

96

 

Clause  35,  page  32,  line  12,  at end add—

 

‘(11)    

The regulations in subsection (1) are subject to the affirmative resolution

 

procedure.’.

 



 
 

Public Bill Committee: 14 January 2014                  

91

 

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Paul Burstow

 

42

 

Clause  42,  page  38,  line  13,  at end add ‘if the local authority has reason to believe

 

enquiries are being impeded such that it cannot determine whether any action is necessary

 

it shall record whether or not an application for an adult safeguarding access order was

 

considered or made under section [ ].’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

116

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  42,  page  38,  line  14,  leave out subsection (3) and insert—

 

‘(3)    

“Abuse” includes—

 

(a)    

physical abuse;

 

(b)    

sexual abuse;

 

(c)    

psychological abuse;

 

(d)    

financial abuse, which includes—

 

(i)    

having money or other property stolen;

 

(ii)    

being defrauded;

 

(iii)    

being put under pressure in relation to money or other property;

 

and

 

(iv)    

having money or other property misused;

 

(e)    

neglect and acts of omission;

 

(f)    

discriminatory abuse; and

 

(g)    

other, as guidance may specify.’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

117

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  42,  page  38,  line  19,  at end add—

 

‘(4)    

A relevant partner (as identified in section 6(7)) has a duty, where it has

 

reasonable cause to suspect a person is an adult at risk of abuse or neglect, and the

 

adult appears to be within the local authority’s area, to inform the local authority

 

of that fact.’.

 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

118

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  42,  page  38,  line  19,  at end insert—

 

‘(4)    

In the case of financial abuse, investigation may be instigated following a

 

complaint from a person with power of attorney for an adult having needs for care

 

and support.’.

 


 

Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

119

 

Parliamentary Star    

Schedule  2,  page  119,  line  24,  at end insert—

 

‘(e)    

The Secretary of State.’.


 
 

Public Bill Committee: 14 January 2014                  

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Liz Kendall

 

Mr Jamie Reed

 

120

 

Parliamentary Star    

Schedule  2,  page  119,  line  24,  at end insert—

 

‘(e)    

The Chief Inspector for Social Care.’.

 


 

Norman Lamb

 

112

 

Parliamentary Star - white    

Page  41,  line  2,  leave out Clause 48.

 


 

Norman Lamb

 

2

 

Clause  60,  page  51,  line  37,  leave out ‘”Parent” and “carer” each have’ and insert

 

‘”Carer” has’.

 


 

Paul Burstow

 

43

 

Clause  61,  page  51,  line  39,  after ‘child’, insert ‘has or’.

 

Paul Burstow

 

44

 

Clause  61,  page  51,  line  40,  leave out ‘after the child becomes 18’.

 

Paul Burstow

 

45

 

Clause  61,  page  51,  line  41,  leave out ‘significant’.

 

Paul Burstow

 

46

 

Clause  61,  page  51,  line  44,  at beginning insert ‘where the child is 16 or over’.

 

Norman Lamb

 

3

 

Clause  61,  page  52,  line  20,  leave out ‘with “parent” having the meaning given in

 

section 59’.

 


 

Paul Burstow

 

47

 

Clause  62,  page  53,  line  10,  leave out subsections (5) and (6).


 
 

Public Bill Committee: 14 January 2014                  

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Care Bill-[Lords], continued

 
 

Norman Lamb

 

4

 

Clause  62,  page  53,  line  19,  at end insert—

 

‘(5A)    

Where, in the case of a carer to whom a child’s carer’s assessment relates, the

 

child becomes 18, the local authority must decide whether to treat the assessment

 

as a carer’s assessment; and if the authority decides to do so, this Part applies to

 

the child’s carer’s assessment as if it were a carer’s assessment that had been

 

carried out after the child had become 18.

 

(5B)    

In considering what to decide under subsection (5A), a local authority must have

 

regard to—

 

(a)    

when the child’s carer’s assessment was carried out, and

 

(b)    

whether it appears to the authority that the circumstances of the carer to

 

whom the child’s carer’s assessment relates have changed in a way that

 

might affect the assessment.’.

 


 

Norman Lamb

 

5

 

Clause  63,  page  53,  line  30,  at end insert—

 

‘(4)    

“Carer” has the same meaning as in section 61.’.

 

 


 

Norman Lamb

 

6

 

Clause  64,  page  54,  line  20,  leave out subsection (7).

 


 

Norman Lamb

 

7

 

Clause  65,  page  55,  line  40,  leave out subsection (9).

 


 

Norman Lamb

 

8

 

Clause  67,  page  56,  leave out lines 43 to 46 and insert—

 

‘(1)    

Subsections (2) to (4) apply where a local authority in England providing

 

services for a child in need in the exercise of functions conferred by

 

section 17—

 

(a)    

are required by section 59(1) or 64(1) of the Care Act 2014 to

 

carry out a child’s needs assessment or young carer’s assessment

 

in relation to the child, or

 

(b)    

are required by section 61(1) of that Act to carry out a child’s

 

carer’s assessment in relation to a carer of the child.’.


 
 

Public Bill Committee: 14 January 2014                  

94

 

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Norman Lamb

 

9

 

Clause  67,  page  57,  line  1,  leave out ‘requested’.

 

Norman Lamb

 

10

 

Clause  67,  page  57,  line  3,  after ‘60(6)’ insert ‘, 62(5A)’.

 

Norman Lamb

 

11

 

Clause  67,  page  57,  line  7,  leave out ‘requested’.

 

Norman Lamb

 

12

 

Clause  67,  page  57,  line  9,  after ‘60(6)’ insert ‘, 62(5A)’.

 

Norman Lamb

 

13

 

Clause  67,  page  57,  line  15,  leave out ‘decide to comply with the request but’.

 

Norman Lamb

 

14

 

Clause  67,  page  57,  line  21,  at end insert—

 

‘(4A)    

Subsection (5) applies where a local authority in England providing

 

services for a child in need in the exercise of functions conferred by

 

section 17—

 

(a)    

receive a request for a child’s needs assessment or young carer’s

 

assessment to be carried out in relation to the child or for a

 

child’s carer’s assessment to be carried out in relation to a carer

 

of the child, but

 

(b)    

have yet to be required by section 59(1), 61(1) or 64(1) of the

 

Care Act 2014 to carry out the assessment.’.

 

Norman Lamb

 

15

 

Clause  67,  page  57,  line  38,  after first ‘assessment”,’ insert ‘“child’s carer’s

 

assessment”,’.

 

Norman Lamb

 

16

 

Clause  67,  page  58,  leave out lines 11 to 13 and insert—

 

‘(1)    

Subsections (2) to (4) apply where a local authority in England making

 

arrangements for a disabled child under section 2 are required by section

 

59(1) of the Care Act 2014 to carry out a child’s needs assessment in

 

relation to the child.’.

 

Norman Lamb

 

17

 

Clause  67,  page  58,  line  14,  leave out ‘requested’


 
 

Public Bill Committee: 14 January 2014                  

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Care Bill-[Lords], continued

 
 

Norman Lamb

 

18

 

Clause  67,  page  58,  line  20,  leave out ‘requested’

 

Norman Lamb

 

19

 

Clause  67,  page  58,  line  27,  leave out ‘decide to comply with the request but’

 

Norman Lamb

 

20

 

Clause  67,  page  58,  line  33,  at end insert—

 

‘(4A)    

Subsection (5) applies where a local authority in England making

 

arrangements for a disabled child under section 2—

 

(a)    

receive a request for a child’s needs assessment to be carried out

 

in relation to the child, but

 

(b)    

have yet to be required by section 59(1) of the Care Act 2014 to

 

carry out the assessment.’.

 

Norman Lamb

 

21

 

Clause  67,  page  59,  line  6,  leave out subsection (4).

 


 

Norman Lamb

 

22

 

Clause  79,  page  71,  line  18,  at end insert—

 

‘Child’s carer’s assessment

Section 61(2)

 
 

Child’s needs assessment

Section 59(2)’.

 
 

Norman Lamb

 

23

 

Clause  79,  page  71,  line  29,  at end insert—

 

‘Parent

Section 59(6)’.

 
 

Norman Lamb

 

24

 

Clause  79,  page  72,  line  3,  at end insert—

 

“Young carer

Section 64(6)

 
 

Young carer’s assessment

Section 64(2)”

 
 



 
 

Public Bill Committee: 14 January 2014                  

96

 

Care Bill-[Lords], continued

 
 

Paul Burstow

 

48

 

Clause  81,  page  72,  line  34,  at end insert—

 

‘(1A)    

Regulations must make provision for—

 

(a)    

the definition of “significant improvement”, and

 

(b)    

the assessment of progress towards the improvements so specified.’.

 


 

Paul Burstow

 

49

 

Clause  88,  page  79,  line  18,  leave out subsection (4).

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is one of a number intended, collectively, to restore the powers of the Care

 

Quality Commission to review or investigate local authority social care provision or

 

commissioning without first securing, singular or joint, Ministerial approval.

 


 

Paul Burstow

 

52

 

Clause  89,  page  80,  line  23,  at end add ‘in particular indicators relating to specified

 

relevant physical and mental health conditions’.

 

Paul Burstow

 

50

 

Clause  89,  page  81,  leave out lines 16 to 18.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is one of a number intended, collectively, to restore the powers of the Care

 

Quality Commission to review or investigate local authority social care provision or

 

commissioning without first securing, singular or joint, Ministerial approval.

 

Paul Burstow

 

51

 

Clause  89,  page  81,  line  19,  leave out ‘(5) Omit subsection (1A) of that section.’.

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment is one of a number intended, collectively, to restore the powers of the Care

 

Quality Commission to review or investigate local authority social care provision or

 

commissioning without first securing, singular or joint, Ministerial approval.

 


 

Paul Burstow

 

91

 

Clause  109,  page  95,  line  35,  after ‘Health;’, insert—

 

‘( )    

the Chief Nursing Officer of the Department of Health,’.

 



 
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