14Power to apply Part 1 to NHS patients in care homesE+W
(1)The appropriate Minister may by order provide for this Part to apply in relation to qualifying care home patients as it applies to qualifying hospital patients.
(2)An order under this section may—
(a)specify such modifications of this Part as appear to the appropriate Minister to be necessary for it to apply satisfactorily in relation to qualifying care home patients; and
(b)make supplementary, consequential, incidental, transitional or saving provision.
(3)In this section—
“care home” has the same meaning as in the Care Standards Act 2000 (c. 14); and
“qualifying care home patient” means a person being accommodated at a care home, in pursuance of arrangements made by an NHS body, who is receiving (or who has received or is expecting to receive) care of a description prescribed in regulations.
(4)The care prescribed under subsection (3) must be care which is prescribed under section 1 for the purposes of the definition of “qualifying hospital patient” (or which as nearly as possible corresponds to care that is so prescribed).