Care Standards Act 2000
Care Standards Act 2000 (CSA) is an Act
Act of Parliament
An Act of Parliament is a statute enacted as primary legislation by a national or sub-national parliament. In the Republic of Ireland the term Act of the Oireachtas is used, and in the United States the term Act of Congress is used.In Commonwealth countries, the term is used both in a narrow...

 of the Parliament of the United Kingdom
Parliament of the United Kingdom
The Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the supreme legislative body in the United Kingdom, British Crown dependencies and British overseas territories, located in London...

 which provides for the administration of a variety of care institutions, including children's homes, independent hospital
A hospital is a health care institution providing patient treatment by specialized staff and equipment. Hospitals often, but not always, provide for inpatient care or longer-term patient stays....

s, nursing homes and residential care homes.

The CSA, which was enacted in April 2002, replaces the Registered Homes Act 1984 and parts of the Children Act 1989
Children Act 1989
The Children Act 1989 is a British Act of Parliament that altered the law in regard to children. In particular, it introduced the notion of parental responsibility. Later laws amended certain parts of the Children Act...

, which pertain to the care or the accommodation of children.

The aim of the legislation is to reform the law relating to the inspection and regulation of various care institutions.

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