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Amendments to the Community Care (Delayed Discharges etc.) Bill

Community Care (Delayed Discharges etc.) Bill


AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
IN COMMITTEE


 

Clause 1

 

THE EARL HOWE
THE BARONESS NOAKES

Page 1, line 15, at end insert—
"(   )  Regulations shall not extend the description of care to include NHS mental health services."
 

Clause 2

 

THE BARONESS BARKER
THE LORD CLEMENT-JONES

Page 2, line 9, after first "of" insert "a named Discharge Officer acting on behalf of"
Page 2, line 17, at end insert—
"(   )  must state the name and job title of the person giving the notice on behalf of the responsible NHS body"
 

THE BARONESS BARKER
THE BARONESS MADDOCK

Page 2, line 31, after "services" insert "or housing"
 

Clause 3

 

THE BARONESS BARKER
THE LORD CLEMENT-JONES

Page 2, line 42, at end insert "; and
(c)  have a written discharge plan, including an undertaking that an assessment of community needs within the meaning of section 47 of the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 (c. 19) (assessment of needs for community care services) will continue according to patient needs, and arrangements for aftercare.
(   )  Where the patient has an intending carer, within the meaning of section 1(1)(b) of the Carers (Recognition and Services) Act 1995 (c. 12) or section 1 of the Carers and Disabled Children's Act 2000, an assessment and a written plan of support services will be provided."
 

Clause 4

 

THE BARONESS BARKER
THE LORD CLEMENT-JONES

Page 4, line 16, at beginning insert "Subject to subsection (4A),"
Page 4, line 23, at end insert—
"(4A)  The payment due under subsection (4) may be reduced (as prescribed in regulations) by up to 100 per cent where it has not been possible to discharge the patient because the responsible NHS body has been unable to make available a relevant health and community care service as agreed in the aftercare plan."
 

Clause 6

 

THE BARONESS BARKER
THE LORD CLEMENT-JONES

Page 5, line 28, leave out "may" and insert "shall"

 
 
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13 February 2003