HC Deb 09 May 1990 vol 172 c192

Ms. Harriet Harman presented a Bill to extend legal safeguards for residents in registered residential care homes and nursing homes; to extend the Registered Homes Act 1984 to cover homes with fewer than four residents; to require the police to disclose to registration authorities any relevant criminal convictions of someone applying to register a home; to require all registered homes to have a complaints procedure; to give residents in registered homes the right to an advocate on their behalf; to require that nursing procedures in registered homes are only carried out by trained nurses; and for connected purposes: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time on Friday 15 June and to be printed. [Bill 136.]