585. Registration of establishments and agencies under the Care Standards Act 2000.

585.     Registration of establishments and agencies under the Care Standards Act 2000.

Managing an establishment1 or agency of any description without the necessary registration under Part II of the Care Standards Act 20002 is an offence3. The Act, amongst other things, makes provision for the registration and regulation of independent hospitals4 and care homes5.

There are provisions as to the supply of information relating to the establishment or agency and for the inspection of any relevant premises6. Regulations impose requirements in relation to the management of staff, the premises,