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Department of Health – National Minimum Standards and Regulations

Department of Health - National Minimum Standards and RegulationsIssued by the Department of Health, these publications set out the National Minimum Standards and Regulations for the health service,
which the National Care Standards Commission (NCSC) use to
determine whether service providers have in place appropriate
safeguards and quality assurance arrangements.

The regulations and standards are published in accordance with the
Care Standards Act 2000 and are issued for a range of health service providers, including:

  • Children's Homes
  • Fostering Services
  • Boarding Schools
  • Care Homes for Adults
  • Domiciliary Care
  • Residential Special Schools
  • Care Homes for Older People

National Minimum Standards and Regulations

Accommodation of Students Under Eighteen by Further Education Colleges: National Minimum Standards – Inspection Regulations

'Accommodation of Students Under Eighteen by Further Education Colleges: National Minimum Standards – Inspection Regulations' contains details of the National Minimum Standards applicable to further education colleges providing accommodation to students under 18, as well as to any school where ...more

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Adoption: National Minimum Standards – Regulations

'Adoption: National Minimum Standards – Regulations' is a joint publication issued by the Department of Health and the Welsh Assembly on the regulations and standards to be observed by local authority adoption agencies and also voluntary bodies, as defined under the Care Standards Act 2000 (ISBN 010541400X). The 2000 Act sets out what should be the National Minimum Standards in ...more

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Care Homes for Adults (18-65) and Supplementary Standards for Care Homes Accommodating Young People Aged 16 and 17: National Minimum Standards – Care Homes Regulations

'Care Homes for Adults (18-65) and Supplementary Standards for Care Homes Accommodating Young People Aged 16 and 17: National Minimum Standards – Care Homes Regulations' contains a statement of National Minimum Standards ...more

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Care Homes for
Older People: National Minimum Standards – Care Homes Regulations

'Care Homes for Older People: National Minimum Standards – Care Homes Regulations' form the basis on which the new National Care Standards Commission will determine whether such care homes meet the needs, and secure the welfare and social inclusion, of the people who live there....more

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