Registration deadline scrapped

This week’s deadline for registering managers and providers of
children’s and older people’s homes with the National Care
Standards Commission has been scrapped by the Department of

The decision is a knock-on effect of the Criminal Records
Bureau’s delay in carrying out police checks, which would have
meant only half of the 20,000 providers and managers had been able
to register with the NCSC by the 1 August deadline.

Homes must now receive completed checks and register anytime
before they are inspected by the NCSC this year. New providers and
managers will still need CRB checks before they start

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