Health And Social Care Act 2008

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One of the most influential legislations is The Health and Social Care Act 2008 this is to ensure that outcome based practiced is followed. Some examples are care and protection of vulnerable adults, safeguarding and respect and dignity. These outcomes are also covered in Meadows Sands policies and procedures and are governed and enforced by the CQC (Care Quality Commission) the purpose of these is to ensure all residents, families and staff are regardless of age, colour, creed or sexuality should be treated in the same way. This should promote equal opportunities and encourage all to take an active role and responsibility in their own lives and care needs. This gives them a positive outlook on having achievable goals to make changes.

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