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Committee of the whole House: 12 January 2010            



Personal Care at Home Bill, continued



cooking, heating or re-heating pre-prepared fresh or frozen food;



portioning or serving food;



cutting up, pureeing or otherwise processing food to assist with


eating it;



advising on food preparation; and



assisting in the fulfilment of special dietary needs,



but not the supply of food (whether in the form of a pre-prepared meal or


ingredients for a meal) to, or the obtaining of food for, the person, or the


preparation of food prior to the point of supply to the person;



if the person is immobile or substantially immobile, dealing with the


problems of that immobility;



if the person requires medical treatment, assisting with medication, as for


example by—



applying creams or lotions;



administering eye drops;



applying dressings in cases where this can be done without the


physical involvement of a registered nurse or of a medical





assisting with the administration of oxygen as part of a course of





with regard to the person’s general well-being—



assisting with getting dressed;



assisting with surgical appliances, prosthesis and mechanical and


manual equipment;



assisting with getting up and with going to bed;



the provision of devices to help memory and of safety devices;



behaviour management and psychological support.’.



Expiry of Act


Mr Stephen O’Brien




To move the following Clause:—


‘This Act shall cease to have effect if legislation has been subsequently passed


reforming the totality of the provision of Care and Support in England, where that


reform subsumes the provisions of this Act.’.



Committee of the whole House: 12 January 2010            



Personal Care at Home Bill, continued


Advice, advocacy and support services


Norman Lamb


Greg Mulholland




To move the following Clause:—


‘Local Authorities will be required in conjunction with primary care trusts to


commission advice, advocacy and support services to assist patients in respect of


receiving care at home under this Act.’.



Portability of care packages


Norman Lamb


Greg Mulholland




To move the following Clause:—


‘The Secretary of State shall make regulations to introduce a standardised


assessment process to ensure portability of care packages between authorities.’.



Order of the House [14 December 2009]


That the following provisions shall apply to the Personal Care at Home Bill:





The Bill shall be committed to a Committee of the Whole House.


Proceedings in Committee, on consideration and Third Reading



Proceedings in Committee, any proceedings on consideration and


proceedings on Third Reading shall be completed at one day’s sitting.



Proceedings in Committee and any proceedings on consideration shall (so far


as not previously concluded) be brought to a conclusion one hour before the


moment of interruption on the day on which those proceedings are





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


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



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


proceedings in Committee and on consideration and Third Reading.


Other proceedings



Any other proceedings on the Bill (including any proceedings on


consideration of Lords Amendments or on any further messages from the


Lords) may be programmed.


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