Care Bill [HL]

Amendments
to be moved
in committee

[Supplementary to the Third Marshalled List]

Before Clause 1

LORD BEST

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Funding

The provisions enshrining the new duties and responsibilities for local
authorities in Part 1 shall not come into force unless and until a
comprehensive and sustainable solution has been provided by the
Secretary of State to address the funding of existing care and support
commitments for local authorities and those arising from this legislation.”

After Clause 70

LORD WARNER

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“End of life care

After consultation, the Secretary of State may make regulations providing
for—

(a)   the right for an NHS patient to die at the place they regard as home
or normal residence;

(b)   a terminally ill patient who, in the opinion of a registered
practitioner, is likely to die within six months to be exempt from
local authority charges for adult social care.”

After Clause 72

LORD WARNER

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Employment practices

(1)   Where the Secretary of State has evidence that employment and payment
practices used by service providers of adult social care are not consistent
with the well being requirements in section 1, he may, after consultation,
direct the cessation of such practices by making regulations.

(2)   Such regulations may provide for financial penalties in respect of
continued use of prohibited practices.”

Prepared 18th June 2013