The Health and Social Care Committee of the National Assembly for Wales is consulting on the general principles of the Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Bill.
The bill includes provision for:
reform of the regulatory regime for care and support services;
provision of a regulatory framework that requires an approach to the regulation of care and support services focused on outcomes for service users;
reform of the inspection regime for local authority social services functions;
the reconstitution and renaming of the Care Council for Wales as Social Care Wales and the broadening of its remit; and
the reform of the regulation of the social care workforce.