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

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Interpretations

   

Mr Paul Burstow

Dr Peter Brand

NC14

To move the following Clause—

    '.—(1) This Part applies to an older person to or in respect of whom regulated services in England or Wales are provided.

    (2) In this Part, "regulated services in England or Wales" means services of a description provided by or in Part II undertakings for the time being provided in respect of older people, so far as provided in England or Wales.

    (3) For the purposes of this Part, in the case of the services mentioned in subsection (2) the person who carries on the Part II undertaking is to be treated as the provider of the services.

    (4) For the purposes of this section, an establishment or agency, and an undertaking of any other description, is a Part II undertaking if the provider of the services in question is for the time being required to be registered under that Part.

    (5) Where the activities of an undertaking are carried on from two or more branches, each of those branches shall be treated as a separate undertaking for the purposes of this Part.

    (6) Regulations may provide—

      (a) for this Part to be treated as having applied to an older person at any time before the commencement of this Part if regulated services in England or Wales were at that time provided to or in respect of him;

      (b) for references in this Part to older people to whom this Part applies to include references to persons who, at any prescribed time, were such older people.

    (7) In this Part—

      "information" includes information recorded in any form;

      "regulations" means regulations made by the Secretary of State or the Assembly.'.


Healthcare Committee

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

NC15

To move the following Clause:—

    '.—(1) The Commission shall establish a Healthcare Committee chaired by a Commissioner who shall have specific responsibility for the Commission's functions in respect of independent hospitals.

    (2) The Secretary of State shall appoint a Deputy Chairman of the Healthcare Committee from the staff of the Commission for Health Improvement("CHI"), and the Deputy Chairman shall have specific responsibility for ensuring that the system of inspection of independent hospitals is common and comparable to the system used to inspect National Health Service hospitals.

    (3) The Secretary of State may be regulation define further specific responsibilities of the Committee established in accordance with subsection (1).'.


   

Mr Secretary Milburn

46

Page     2     [Clause     1],     leave out from beginning of line 7 to 'or' in line 9.

   

Mr Secretary Milburn

47

Page     2,     line     11     [Clause     1],     after 'is' insert 'of a description'.

   

Mr Secretary Milburn

48

Page     2,     line     14     [Clause     1],     leave out 'An independent' and insert 'A'.

   

Mr Secretary Milburn

49

Page     2,     line     40     [Clause     2],     after 'illness' insert 'or mental disorder'.


   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mrs Caroline Spelman

33

Page     3,     line     5     [Clause     2],     leave out 'services are' and insert 'a substantial part of the services provided are services'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mrs Caroline Spelman

34

Page     3,     line     11     [Clause     2],     leave out 'any' and insert 'a substantial part'.

   

Mr Secretary Milburn

50

Page     3,     line     35     [Clause     3],     at end insert—

      '( ) persons who have or have had a mental disorder;'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mrs Caroline Spelman

97

*Page     3,     line     41     [Clause     3],     at end insert '; or

      '(d) it is a sheltered housing development in which residents live in defined self-contained units and are supplied with nursing or personal care on a variable basis according to their needs'.

   

Mr Secretary Milburn

51

Page     3,     line     42     [Clause     3],     after 'is' insert 'of a description'.


   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

98

*Page     4,     line     20     [Clause     4],     at end insert—

    '( ) "Healthcare Agency" means, subject to subsection (6), any undertaking which consists of or includes arranging the provision of direct medical services performed by nurses to people in their own homes, or any undertaking which consists of or includes arranging the provision of any personal or medical care performed by occupational therapists, speech therapists or physiotherapists to people in their own homes.'.

   

Mr Secretary Milburn

52

Page     4,     line     26     [Clause     4],     at end insert 'description of'.

   

Mr Paul Burstow
Dr Peter Brand

99

*Page     4,     line     42     [Clause     4],     after second 'agency,', insert 'a healthcare agency,'.


   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mrs Caroline Spelman

35

Page     5,     line     30     [Clause     7],     at end insert—

    '(3A) In pursuance of its duties under subsection (3) above the Commission shall promote the development of schemes classifying establishments according to the quality of services delivered by them'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mrs Caroline Spelman

36

Page     5,     line     30     [Clause     7],     at end insert—

    '( ) The Commission shall publish an annual review of the availability of Part II services and the level of fees paid to providers throughout England and Wales for such services'.


   

Mr Secretary Milburn

53

Page     7,     line     22     [Clause     10],     leave out 'it would be' and insert 'there are exceptional circumstances which make it'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mrs Caroline Spelman

37

Page     7,     line     36     [Clause     11],     at end insert—

    '( ) Regulations shall provide that no person is required to be registered more than once with the Commission in respect of the same establishment or agency'.


   

Mr Secretary Milburn

54

Page     8,     line     36     [Clause     13],     after 'vary' insert 'or remove'.


   

Mr Secretary Milburn

55

Page     9,     line     21     [Clause     15],     after 'variation' insert 'or removal'.

   

Mr Secretary Milburn

56

Page     9,     line     38     [Clause     15],     after '(stating' insert ', where applicable,'.


   

Mr Secretary Milburn

57

Page     10,     line     26     [Clause     17],     after 'vary' insert 'or remove'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mrs Caroline Spelman

40

Page     10,     line     29     [Clause     17],     at end insert—

    '( ) A notice under subsection (4) above may only be given where the registration authority is satisfied that either—

      (a) the requirements of regulation under section 22; or

      (b) the requirements of any other enactment which appears to the registration authority to be relevant,

    are not being complied with (so far as applicable) in relation to the establishment or agency.'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mrs Caroline Spelman

41

Page     10,     line     35     [Clause     18],     leave out 'written'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mrs Caroline Spelman

42

Page     10,     line     37     [Clause     18],     at end add—

    '( ) Representations under subsection (1) above may be made in writing or in person and an opportunity shall be afforded to a person served with a notice under section 17 to make representations in person in the manner prescribed by regulations'.


   

Mr Secretary Milburn

58

Page     11,     line     16     [Clause     19],     after 'varied' insert ', the condition which is removed'.

   

Mr Secretary Milburn

59

Page     11,     line     32     [Clause     20],     after 'varying' insert 'or removing'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mrs Caroline Spelman

43

Page     11,     line     34     [Clause     20],     at end add—

      '( ) it appears to the justice that—

          (i) the requirements of regulations under section 22; or

          (ii) the requirements of any other enactment which appears to the justice to be relevant,

    are not being complied with (so far as applicable) in relation to the establishment of agency; and'.

   

Mr Secretary Milburn

60

Page     11,     line     37     [Clause     20],     after 'variation' insert ', removal'.

   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mrs Caroline Spelman

44

Page     11,     line     38     [Clause     20],     leave out 'made' and insert 'served on the person registered'.


   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mrs Caroline Spelman

38

Page     13     [Clause     22],     leave out lines 14 and 15.


   

Mr Philip Hammond
Mrs Caroline Spelman

39

Page     14,     line     35     [Clause     22],     at end insert—

      '(m) make provision in the case of an establishment providing cosmetic surgery as to—

          (i) the nature of statements that may be made with regard to the services provided; and

          (ii) the titles that may be used to describe persons carrying on, managing or employed at such an establishment'.

 
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