The Regulated Services (Service Providers and Responsible Individuals) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2019

Document Number:2019 No. 757 (W. 142)
Coming into force:Coming into force on the 01/04/2019
 
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Welsh Statutory Instruments

Social Care, Wales

Made

29 March 2019

Coming into force

1 April 2019

The Welsh Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 2(3) and 27 of the Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016(1) , and having consulted such persons as they think appropriate, having published a statement about the consultation and having laid a copy of the statement before the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with section 27(4) and (5) make the following Regulations.

A draft of these Regulations was laid before the National Assembly for Wales under section 187(2)(b) and (f) and has been approved by a resolution of the National Assembly for Wales.

Title and commencement

  1. —(1) The title of these Regulations is the Regulated Services (Service Providers and Responsible Individuals) (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2019.

    (2) These Regulations come into force on 1 April 2019.

    Amendments to the Regulated Services (Service Providers and Responsible Individuals) (Wales) Regulations 2017

  2. The Regulated Services (Service Providers and Responsible Individuals) (Wales) Regulations 2017(2) are amended in accordance with the following regulations.

    Interpretation

  3. In regulation 1(3) , in the appropriate alphabetical order, insert the following definition—

    “regulated services” (“gwasanaethau rheoleiddiedig”) means care home services, domiciliary support services, secure accommodation services or residential family centre services;.

    Exception from scope of care home service

  4. In regulation 2—

    (a) for subparagraph (1)(e) , substitute—

    “(e) the provision of accommodation, together with care, where the care provided constitutes child minding within the meaning of section 19(2) , or day care within the meaning of section 19(3) of the Children and Families (Wales) Measure 2010(3) but this exception does not apply if—

    (i) in any 12 month period there are 28 or more periods of 24 hours during which more than 15 hours of child minding or day care are provided in relation to any one child; or

    (ii) the care is provided wholly or mainly for disabled children;”;

    (b) in subparagraph (1)(f) , for “the accommodation is provided to a disabled child”, substitute “care is provided wholly or mainly for disabled children”;

    (c) in subparagraph (1)(i)—

    (i) in the introductory words omit “because of their vulnerability or need”;

    (ii) in subparagraph (i) of the part of the clause setting out when the exception does not apply, for “the accommodation is provided to a disabled child”, substitute “care is provided wholly or mainly for disabled children unless the service provider has first notified the Welsh Ministers of the arrangements in writing”;

    (d) at the end of subparagraph (1)(i) , for “.” substitute “;”;

    (e) after subparagraph (1)(i) insert the following subparagraph—

    “(j) the...

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