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Social Care Wales—a more regulated regime for healthcare

Social Care Wales—a more regulated regime for healthcare
Published on: 15 February 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Social Care Wales—a more regulated regime for healthcare
  • What is the background to RISC(W)A 2016?
  • What are the most significant changes to healthcare in Wales that will be brought about by this new legislation?
  • What are the objectives behind the new legislation? Are the new measures likely to be effective in achieving those objectives?
  • How easy will the new measures be to implement? Could there be any financial or practical challenges involved in doing so?
  • How different will the new rules be to those that exist in other parts of the UK?
  • What does this mean for lawyers and their clients? What should they do next?
  • How does all this fit in with other developments in this area? Do you have any predictions for future developments?

Article summary

Local Government analysis: The Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016 (RISC(W)A 2016) is set to make significant changes in the way care and support services in Wales are regulated as it moves to an outcome-focused approach. Cathrine Grubb from Cardiff-based Civitas Law examines the major changes ahead. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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