Statutory Instruments

The Health Act 2007 (Care and Welfare of Residents in Designated Centres for Older People) Regulations 2009

These Regulations contain provisions for the purposes of ensuring proper standards for designated centres for older people. The Regulations contain requirements in relation to the maintenance, care, welfare and well-being of persons resident; the numbers, qualifications and availability of persons employed in a designated centre; the design, repair, cleaning and cleanliness, ventilation, heating and lighting of and the accommodation provided; the food provided for residents; the records to be kept; the insurance contracts to be effected; the management and control of the operation of; notification of incidents occurring; notification of periods when the person in charge is absent and the procedures and arrangements put in place for these periods; and the arrangements for dealing with complaints in a designated centre

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