Legal & Regulatory

Legal and regulatory

Care Inspectorate: understanding the role

The Care Inspectorate and the Care Quality Commission The Care Inspectorate regulates and inspects care services in Scotland to make sure that they meet the right standards. In England and Wales, they have the Care Quality Commission (CQC) which has a similar function. These main bodies regulate the care sector.... Read More
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Power of Attorney | What You Need to Know

Why do I need a Power of Attorney? A Power of Attorney is a bit like holiday insurance: it seems like an unnecessary expense at the time or that you will never need it.  But, when you do, you are glad you have it! You hope that you will never... Read More
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Guide to employing private individuals

One way to get in support elderly care for a loved one by employing private individuals to directly to work for you in the care of your relative. This can be used as an alternative to using a professional care service. Sometimes this can work out more cost effective, although... Read More