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2. RAR - Regulation 5: Fit and proper persons: directors

These are the resources you may find useful when looking for information relating to this specific outcome as described in the Guidance about compliance, Essential standards of quality and safety (England).


    UKHCA Guidance: Portability of DBS certificates in England

    UKHCA Guidance on Portability of DBS Certificates in England 2016

    UKHCA has updated guidance on using portability in homecare services in England and includes reference to the Update Service. The guidance applies to adult social care services only. Updated February 2019.

    Go to: UKHCA Guidance: Portability of DBS certificates in England


    External Links

    Below are external links to organisations that have already produced useful information relating to this regulatory topic.


    Independent Mental Capacity Advocate (IMCA)

    The Mental Capacity Act creates a new service, the Independent Mental Capacity Advocate (IMCA) service. Its purpose is to help vulnerable people who lack capacity who are facing important decisions made by the NHS and Local Authorities about serious medical treatment and changes of residence - for example, moving to a hospital or care home.

    Visit: Independent Mental Capacity Advocate (IMCA) [Link opens in a new window] Link opens in new window