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How National
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How National
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Anti-discriminatory
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By Paisley Cusick.
The Children’s Act 1989 (2004)
The Children’s Act 1989 (2004)

The current child protection system is based on the Children Act 1989, which was introduced in an effort to reform and clarify the existing laws affecting children. The Children Act 1989 gave every child the right to protection from abuse and exploitation and the right to inquiries to safeguard their welfare. Its central tenet was that children are usually best looked after within their family. The act came into force in England and Wales in 1991 and - with some differences - in Northern Ireland in 1996. The key principle
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Principle 3: Information collected must be adequate, relevant and not excessive.
Principle 4: Information collected must be accurate and up to date.
Principle 5: Information must not be held for longer than is necessary.
Principle 6: Information must be processed in accordance with the individual’s rights.
Principle 7: Information must be kept secure.
Principle 8: Information should not be transferred outside the European Economic Area unless adequate levels of protection exist.
(http://www.backupdirect.net/data-protection-act-summary)

The Nursing and Residential Care Home Regulations 1984 (2002)
Care Standard Act 2000
The Nursing and Residential Care Home Regulations 1984 (2002)
Care Standard Act 2000

From April 2002, the Care Standards Act 2000 replaced the Registered Homes Act 1984 and in Scotland, a similar change occurred with the Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001 replacing the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 and the Housing (Scotland) Act 1988.
The Care Standards Act 2000 and the Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001 introduced new definitions of ‘Care Home’ and ‘Independent Hospital’, and ‘Care Home Services’ respectively. These replace definitions of ‘Residential Care Homes’ and ‘Nursing Home’ used in the Registered Homes Act 1984, Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 and Nursing Home Registration (Scotland) Act 1938.
As the new Acts bring together the inspection of all residential and nursing homes
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