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The Residential Care Homes Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2005

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 GENERAL

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and extent

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Statement of purpose

    4. 4.Resident’s guide

    5. 5.Information about fees

    6. 6.Review of statement of purpose and resident’s guide

  3. PART II REGISTERED PERSONS

    1. 7.Fitness of registered provider

    2. 8.Appointment of manager

    3. 9.Fitness of registered manager

    4. 10.Registered person: general requirements

    5. 11.Registered Person: notification of offences

  4. PART III CONDUCT OF THE RESIDENTIAL CARE HOME

    1. 12.Requirements to ensure quality of care and other service provision

    2. 13.Health and welfare of residents

    3. 14.Further requirements as to health and welfare

    4. 15.Assessment of residents

    5. 16.Resident’s care plan

    6. 17.Review of quality of care and other service provision

    7. 18.Facilities and services

    8. 19.Records

    9. 20.Staffing

    10. 21.Fitness of workers

    11. 22.Restrictions on acting for residents

    12. 23.Staff views as to conduct of the home

    13. 24.Complaints

    14. 25.Guidance for social care workers, nurses and health care professionals

    15. 26.Clinical trials and research

  5. PART IV PREMISES

    1. 27.Fitness of premises

  6. PART V MANAGEMENT

    1. 28.Financial position

    2. 29.Visits by registered provider

  7. PART VI MISCELLANEOUS

    1. 30.Notification of death, illness and other events

    2. 31.Notice of absence

    3. 32.Notice of changes

    4. 33.Notice of termination of accommodation

    5. 34.Appointment of liquidators etc.

    6. 35.Death of registered person

    7. 36.Offences

    8. 37.Compliance with regulations

    9. 38.The Residential Care Homes Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1993 and the...

  8. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN THE STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

      1. 1.The name and address of the registered provider and of...

      2. 2.The relevant qualifications and experience of the registered provider and...

      3. 3.The number, relevant qualifications and experience of the staff working...

      4. 4.The philosophy of care.

      5. 5.The status and constitution of the home.

      6. 6.The organisational structure of the home.

      7. 7.The number of residents to be accommodated or provided with...

      8. 8.The range of needs, (categories of care) that the home...

      9. 9.Any criteria used for admission to the home, including the...

      10. 10.The arrangements for residents to engage in social activities, hobbies...

      11. 11.The arrangements made for consultation with residents about the operation...

      12. 12.The fire precautions and associated emergency procedures in the home....

      13. 13.The arrangements made, so far as is practicable that residents...

      14. 14.The arrangements made for contact between residents and their relatives,...

      15. 15.The arrangements for dealing with complaints.

      16. 16.The arrangements made for dealing with reviews of the resident’s...

      17. 17.The number and size of rooms in the home.

      18. 18.Details of any specific therapeutic techniques used in the home...

      19. 19.The arrangements made for respecting the privacy and dignity of...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTS TO BE OBTAINED IN RESPECT OF PERSONS CARRYING ON, MANAGING OR WORKING AT A RESIDENTIAL CARE HOME

      1. 1.Proof of the person’s identity, including a recent photograph.

      2. 2.Either – (a) where a certificate is required for a...

      3. 3.Two written references relating to the person, including a reference...

      4. 4.Where a person has previously worked in a position whose...

      5. 5.Details and documentary evidence of any relevant qualifications or accredited...

      6. 6.A full employment history, together with a satisfactory written explanation...

      7. 7.Evidence that the person is physically and mentally fit for...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      RECORDS TO BE KEPT IN A RESIDENTIAL CARE HOME IN RESPECT OF EACH RESIDENT

      1. 1.The following documents in respect of each resident –

      2. 2.A recent photograph of the resident.

      3. 3.A record of the following matters in respect of each...

      4. 4.A copy of correspondence relating to each resident.

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      OTHER RECORDS TO BE KEPT IN A RESIDENTIAL CARE HOME

      1. 1.A copy of the statement of purpose.

      2. 2.A copy of the resident’s guide.

      3. 3.A record of all accounts relating to the residential care...

      4. 4.A copy of all inspection reports.

      5. 5.A copy of any report made under regulation 29(4)(c) or...

      6. 6.A record of all persons employed at the home, which...

      7. 7.A copy of the duty roster of persons working at...

      8. 8.A record of the home’s charges to residents, including any...

      9. 9.A record of all money or other valuables deposited by...

      10. 10.A record of furniture and personal possessions brought by a...

      11. 11.A record of all complaints made by residents or representatives...

      12. 12.A record of any of the following events that occur...

      13. 13.Records of the food provided for residents in sufficient detail...

      14. 14.A record of every fire practice, drill or test of...

      15. 15.A statement of the procedure to be followed in the...

      16. 16.A statement of the procedure to be followed in the...

      17. 17.A record of charges made to residents for transport and...

      18. 18.Where residents collectively own the vehicles –

      19. 19.A record of the programme of events and activities that...

      20. 20.A record of all staff meetings held and the names...

      21. 21.A record of training undertaken as referred to in Regulation...

      22. 22.A record of all visitors to the home, including the...

  9. Explanatory Note

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