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Community Care (Delayed Discharges etc.) Bill


 

Community Care (Delayed Discharges etc.) Bill

 
 

EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Department of Health, are published

separately as HL Bill 20–EN.

EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

The Lord Hunt of Kings Heath has made the following statement under section

19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998:

In my view the provisions of the Community Care (Delayed Discharges etc.) Bill are

compatible with the Convention rights.

 
HL Bill 2053/2
 
 

 

Community Care (Delayed Discharges etc.) Bill

 

 
 

Contents

Part 1

Delayed discharge payments

Preliminary

      1        Meaning of “NHS body” and “qualifying hospital patient”

Determination of need for community care services on discharge

      2        Notice of patient’s possible need for community care services

      3        Duties arising where a notice under section 2 is given

Delayed discharge payments

      4        Liability to make delayed discharge payments

Disputes

      5        Ordinary residence

      6        Dispute resolution

Supplemental

      7        Adjustments between social services authorities

      8        Regulations

      9        Interpretation

      10        Application of Local Authority Social Services Act 1970

      11        Power to extend the application of Part 1 to NHS patients in care homes

Part 2

Local authority community care services and services for carers

      12        Free provision of services in England

      13        Free provision of services in Wales

      14        Consequential amendments

 
HL Bill 2053/2
 
 

Community Care (Delayed Discharges etc.) Bill

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Part 3

Supplementary

      15        Money

      16        Meaning of “the appropriate Minister” and “the Assembly”

      17        Short title, commencement and extent

 
 

 
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