Welsh Government unveils law to overhaul regulation and inspection of social care
The Regulation and Inspection Bill will shift the responsibility for care failings away from the frontline to ensure providers are held accountable. It is a law that will see social care providers held more accountable for failing to provide a good quality service has been introduced before the National Assembly for Wales. The Regulation and Inspection Bill aims to shift accountability away from frontline staff to ensure employers and service providers share the responsibility when things go wrong. Each service provider will now be expected to appoint a ‘responsible individual’ when they register, who will be subject to a fitness and suitability check for the role. Read more.