Amendments proposed to the Care Standards Bill [Lords] - continued House of Commons

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Mr Philip Hammond
Mrs Caroline Spelman

197

Clause     21,     page     13,     line     46,     leave out subsection (8).

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mrs Caroline Spelman

198

Clause     21,     page     13,     line     49,     at end add—

    '( ) Regulations under this section may impose different requirements in respect of different classes or sub-classes of establishments and agencies.'.


   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mrs Caroline Spelman

199

Clause     22,     page     14,     line     1,     leave out from '(1)' to 'national' in line 2 and insert 'Regulations may set out'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

35

Clause     22,     page     14,     line     2,     at end add 'and in doing so shall seek and have regard for the views of service users and providers'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

15

Clause     22,     page     14,     line     2,     at end insert—

    '( ) In preparing the standards the appropriate minister shall have regard to the needs and views of people with multiple physical or sensory impairments.'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

31

Clause     22,     page     14,     line     2,     at end insert—

    '(1A) The appropriate Minister shall prepare and publish statements on the use of standard assessment tools to ensure consistency and transparency in the assessment of a person's care needs.'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

32

Clause     22,     page     14,     line     2,     at end insert—

    '(1B) In preparing statements of standards the appropriate Minister shall include specific guidance on behaviour management in the relevant care setting.'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

156

Clause     22,     page     14,     line     2,     at end insert—

    '(1A) Statements under subsection (1) shall include specific guidance on the assessment of the care needs of individuals to ensure consistent national minimum standards of needs assessment.'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mrs Caroline Spelman

200

Clause     22,     page     14,     line     2,     at end insert—

    '( ) In preparing and publishing such statements the Minister shall ensure that the costs of complying with any statement of minimum standards bears an appropriate relation to the benefit of compliance with such statement of minimum standards.'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mrs Caroline Spelman

201

Clause     22,     page     14,     line     9,     at end insert 'including any person who has been consulted or who has made representations to the Minister in respect of any previous statement made under this section.'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mrs Caroline Spelman

202

Clause     22,     page     14,     line     9,     at end insert—

    '( ) No statement shall be published by the Minister under this section until a minimum of 28 days after the publication of a regulatory impact assessment setting out—

      (a) the estimated total cost of implementing the standards contained in the statement;

      (b) the estimated total cost to the public authorities of implementing the standards contained in the statement.'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mrs Caroline Spelman

203

Clause     22,     page     14,     line     9,     at end insert—

    '( ) Any statement published under this section shall come into effect on a date to be specified at the time of publication being not less than twelve months after the date of publication.'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mrs Caroline Spelman

204

Clause     22,     page     14,     line     10,     leave out subsection (4) and add—

    '(4) Any person who carries on or manages an establishment or agency to which a statement of minimum standards under this section applies shall be guilty of an offence if that establishment or agency does not comply with the statement of minimum standards.'.


   

Mr John Hutton

67

Clause     25,     page     14,     line     36,     at end insert—

    '(3) No person shall, with intent to deceive any person, in any way describe or hold out an establishment or agency as able to provide any service or do any thing the provision or doing of which would contravene a condition for the time being in force by virtue of this Part in respect of the establishment or agency.

    (4) A person who contravenes subsection (3) shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale.'.


   

Mr John Hutton

68

Clause     27,     page     15,     line     7,     at end insert—

    '( ) Proceedings for an offence under this Part or regulations made under it may be brought within a period of six months from the date on which evidence sufficient in the opinion of the prosecutor to warrant the proceedings came to his knowledge; but no such proceedings shall be brought by virtue of this subsection more than three years after the commission of the offence.'.


   

Mr John Hutton

69

Clause     28,     page     15,     line     19,     after 'officer' insert 'or member'.


   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

155

Clause     29,     page     15,     line     21,     leave out 'The' and insert 'Subject to subsections (5) and (6), the'.

   

Mr John Hutton

70

Clause     29,     page     15,     line     34,     after 'any' insert 'documents or'.

   

Mr John Hutton

71

Clause     29,     page     15,     line     46,     after 'any' insert 'documents or'.


   

Mr John Hutton

72

Clause     37,     page     19,     line     13,     leave out from 'home)' to end of line 17 and insert—

      '(a) in subsection (1), after "(3)" there is inserted "and (3A)",

      (b) in subsection (2), for "subsection (1) above" there is substituted "this section",

      (c) in subsection (3)(e)(ii), "dental practitioner or" is omitted; and

      (d) after subsection (3) there is inserted—

            "(3A) The definition in subsection (1) above does not include any premises used, or intended to be used, wholly or mainly by a dental practitioner for the purpose of treating his patients unless subsection (3B) or (3C) below applies.

            (3B) This subsection applies if—

            (a) the premises are also used, or intended to be used, by that or another dental practitioner for the purpose of treating his patients under general anaesthesia; and

            (b) the premises are not used, or intended to be used, by any dental practitioner for the purpose of treating his patients under general anaesthesia—

                (i) in pursuance of the National Health Service Act 1977; or

                (ii) under an agreement made in accordance with Part I of the National Health Service (Primary Care) Act 1997.

            (3C) This subsection applies if the premises are used, or intended to be used, for the provision of treatment by specially controlled techniques and are not excepted by regulations under subsection (3)(g) above."'.


   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

25

Clause     39,     page     19,     line     27,     at end add ', and including complementary therapies and nurse-led services.'.


   

Mr David Amess
Mr Julian Brazier

206

*Clause     40,     page     19,     line     30,     at end insert—

    '(1A) 'Review' includes compliance with the provisions of paragraph 17 of Schedule 2 to the Children Act 1989'.


   

Mr David Amess
Mr Julian Brazier

207

*Clause     41,     page     20,     line     10,     at end insert—

      '(c) a local authority shall liaise with the Court with respect to the relevant functions.'.

   

Mr John Hutton

73

Clause     41,     page     20,     line     13,     after 'any' insert 'documents or'.

   

Mr John Hutton

74

Clause     41,     page     20,     line     17,     after 'any' insert 'documents or'.

   

Mr David Amess
Mr Julian Brazier

208

*Clause     41,     page     20,     line     25,     at end insert—

    '(4A) Where a local authority fails to comply with section 41(1)(c) the Commission shall report that failure to the Secretary of State.'.


   

Mr David Amess
Mr Julian Brazier

209

*Clause     42,     page     20,     line     32,     at end insert—

    '(1A) The report of the Commission to the Secretary of State shall be made available to the public except where there are exceptional circumstances which render any such publication contrary to the public interest.'.


   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

33

Clause     45,     page     22,     line     32,     leave out 'and (2)' and insert ', (2) and (3)'.


   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

26

Clause     50,     page     23,     line     25,     at end insert '; and

      (c) the earliest practical registration of all social care workers'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

27

Clause     50,     page     23,     line     30,     at end insert—

    '(3A) The appropriate Minister and the Assembly shall issue guidance to each Council setting out training targets and arrangements for the payment of monies to assist with the costs of training care workers by all providers.'.

 
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