Sweet & Maxwell Care Act Manual 3ed The new 3rd edition of the Care Act Manual provides a comprehensive guide to the Care and Support Ac.. Product #: 9780414072527 Regular price: $69.00 $69.00

Care Act Manual 3ed

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The new 3rd edition of the Care Act Manual provides a comprehensive guide to the Care and Support Act 2014 which came in force from 1 April 2015. Written in a clear and practical style, the new edition gives easy and up-to-date access to the law governing the provision of care and support services to older and disabled people, and that safeguarding vulnerable adults from abuse and neglect.

  • Provides annotation to the Care Act 2014 and over 14 sets of regulations that have been issued under the Act (including the recent amendments made to the charging regulations)
  • Sets out fully the legal framework for carrying out needs assessments and the provision of care and support services to older and disabled people, and safeguarding vulnerable adults from abuse and neglect.
  • Covers the revised version of the statutory guidance to the Care Act
  • Looks at the concept of ordinary residence in the light of the Supreme Court decision in R (Cornwall Council) v SSH [2015] UKSC 46.
  • Considers all the significant case law developments since the implementation of the Care Act, as well as decisions by the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman
  • Provides detailed analysis of when individuals can establish legal rights to services, including the ramifications of the Court of Appeal decision in R (Davey) v Oxfordshire CC [2017] EWCA Civ 1308
  • Looks at rights to independent advocacy to represent and support a person going through the adult social care system, as reinforced by the decision in R (SG) v LB Haringey [2017] EWCA Civ 322, the first ever case to be decided under the Care Act
  • Documents and considers the implications of the Government decision not to take forward the capped costs system and funding reforms recommended by the Dilnot Commission
  • Considers the interface between the Care Act and the Mental Capacity Act following the Supreme Court decision in N v ACGG [2017] UKSC 22
  • Provides a detailed analysis of the border between health and social care and sets out recent case law developments
Contents:
INTRODUCTION
PART 1: CARE AND SUPPORT
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF LOCAL AUTHORITIES
MEETING NEEDS FOR CARE ETC.
ASSESSING NEEDS
CHARGING AND ASSESSING FINANCIAL RESOURCES
DUTIES AND POWERS TO MEET NEEDS
NEXT STEPS AFTER ASSESSMENTS
DIRECT PAYMENTS
DEFERRED PAYMENT AGREEMENTS, ETC
CONTINUITY OF CARE AND SUPPORT WHEN ADULT MOVES
ESTABLISHING WHERE A PERSON LIVES, ETC.
SAFEGUARDING ADULTS AT RISK OF ABUSE OR NEGLECT
PROVIDER FAILURE
MARKET OVERSIGHT
TRANSITION FOR CHILDREN TO ADULT CARE AND SUPPORT, ETC.
INDEPENDENT ADVOCACY SUPPORT
ENFORCEMENT OF DEBTS
REVIEW OF FUNDING PROVISIONS
MISCELLANEOUS
SCHEDULES
APPENDICES
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell
ISBN: 9780414072527
Author(s) Spencer-Lane, T
Edition 3
Format Pb
Publication Date 30/10/2019