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Responding to the House of Lords review of the Mental Capacity Act 2005

Posted in Care Regulation, Court of Protection, Public Policy, and Social Care Reform

The House of Lords has established a Select Committee on the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA). The terms of reference for the committee are to “consider and report on the Mental Capacity Act 2005”.The Committee has been taking oral evidence,  and has also published a call for written evidence submissions.…

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Medicines Management a concern in Adult Social Care

Posted in Care Regulation

A new report from the Care Quality Commission (CQC), published today, highlights medicines management is the area of most concern in the adult social care sector, where over a quarter of providers inspected failed to meet Government standards as at 31 March 2012. The first CQC quarterly “Market Report” publishes…

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