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Open consultation Developing new standards for social care

This consultation closes on 3 May 2013

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Detail

The government wants to hear ideas from care users, their families and carers, service commissioners, care providers and front line staff to help decide on future topics for National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidance and standards in social care. NICE quality standards are a set of statements designed to improve and measure improvements within a particular area of care.

Some of the potential NICE standards for discussion in the consultation include:

  • preventing falls
  • making sure that people in care homes and hospitals are looked after in a way that does not inappropriately restrict their freedom
  • managing peoples medicines in their homes

Further information

To find out more, contact the quality and social care team.

Document

Topics for New NICE Quality Standards and Guidance to Improve the Quality of Social Care

Asks for ideas to help decide on future topics for National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidance and standards.

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Contact us by 3 May 2013

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