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 premises
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