712. Monitoring of representatives.

712.     Monitoring of representatives.

Regulations may make provision requiring the managing authority of the relevant hospital or care home1 to monitor, and report to the supervisory body2 on, the extent to which a relevant person's representative3 is maintaining contact with the relevant person4.

In relation to Wales5, such regulations provide that the managing authority must advise the supervisory body where it becomes aware the representative is not acting in the best interest of, or has not maintained regular contact with, the relevant person6.