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The Day Care Setting Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2007

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2.—(1) In these Regulations—

the Order” means the Health and Personal Social Services (Quality, Improvement and Regulation) (Northern Ireland) Order 2003;

“general medical practitioner” means a medical practitioner providing primary medical services;

“health care professional” means a person who is registered as a member of any profession which is regulated by a body mentioned in section 25(3) of the National Health Service Reform and Health Care Professions Act 2002(1) or who is a clinical psychologist;

“inspection report” means a report prepared in relation to the day care setting under Article 42(7) of the Order;

“the Northern Ireland Social Care Council” means the body established under section 1 of the Health and Personal Social Services Act (Northern Ireland) 2001(2);

“Nursing and Midwifery Council” means the body established under Article 3 of the Nursing and Midwifery Order 2001;

“organisation” means a body corporate or any unincorporated association other than a partnership;

“personal care” has the same meaning as in Article 10(3) of the Order;

“registered manager” in relation to a day care setting means a person who is registered under Part III of the Order as the manager of the day care setting;

“registered person” in relation to a day care setting means any person who is the registered provider or registered manager in respect of the day care setting;

“registered provider” in relation to a day care setting means a person who is registered under Part III of the Order as a person carrying on the day care setting;

“relative” in relation to a service user, means—

(a)

the service user’s spouse or civil partner;

(b)

any parent, grandparent, child, grandchild, brother, sister, uncle, aunt, nephew or niece of the service user or his spouse or civil partner;

(c)

the spouse or civil partner of any relative within sub-paragraph (b) of this definition,

and for the purpose of determining any such relationship a service user’s step-child shall be treated as his child, and references to “spouse” include a former spouse and a person who is living with the service user as husband or wife and references to “civil partner” include a former civil partner and a person who is living with the service user as if they were civil partners;

“representative” means in relation to a service user, a person other than the registered person or a person employed in the day care setting, who with the service user’s express or implied consent takes an interest in the service user’s care and welfare;

“responsible individual” shall be construed in accordance with regulation 8(2)(c)(i);

“service user” means a person for whom day care is provided in the day care setting;

“service user’s guide” means the guide produced in accordance with regulation 5(1);

“service user’s plan” means the written plan prepared in accordance with regulation 16(1);

“social care worker” has the same meaning as in section 2(2) of the Health and Personal Social Services Act (Northern Ireland) 2001(3);

“statement of purpose” means the written statement compiled in accordance with regulation 4(1).

(2) In these Regulations, references to employing a person include employing a person whether or not for payment and whether under a contract of service or a contract for services and allowing a person to work as a volunteer.

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