The Importance Of The National Care Standards

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The National Care Standards lay out what all individuals should expect when using care services. They exist to ensure that service users are treated with respect and that human rights are maintained. The new National Care Standards were passed by the government in June 2017 however they will be officially put into practice from April 2018. A Care Standard sets out information on what a good care service should be like and what it should provide for the service user. The National Care Standards include dignity, privacy, choice, safety, realising potential and equality and diversity. The Care Inspectorate decide if a service is carrying out the National Care Standards correctly or not.
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