National Minimum Standards for Domiciliary Care

In order to ensure that social care services meet the standards for registration, all service providers should refer to these documents. Information relating to the National Minimum Standards regulations can be found and downloaded through:



CSSIW is committed to ensuring that people who use social care services are receiving a good quality of care and that their welfare and rights are properly safeguarded at all times. CSSIW inspect against regulations and the National Minimum Standards. You must comply with all the legislative requirements and should meet the National Minimum Standards to ensure that your service users are kept safe from harm, and that the care they receive is of the best possible quality. Find out more from:


Useful links to voluntary groups where you can find support and information:


The Pleural Mesothelioma Center

Pleural mesothelioma is the most common type of asbestos-related cancer. Though it’s an aggressive illness, ongoing advancements in chemotherapy, surgery and clinical trials are extending patients’ lives years beyond their life expectancy.