Risk concerns fail to register

McGregor, Kirsty
November 2009
Community Care;11/12/2009, Issue 1795, p16
The article focuses on the British Department of Health's plans to register 300,000 home care workers in England. The British General Social Care Council (GSCC) wants to register all home care staff in England to improve the quality of care for service users by ensuring minimum standards of training and conduct. However, the voluntary registration process which was due to start in 2010, has been suspended as the GSCC is currently strengthening its social worker conduct function.


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