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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Care Act Manual 2nd ed isbn 9780414050884

Care Act Manual

ISBN13: 9780414032606
New Edition ISBN: 9780414050884
Published: September 2014
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

The Care Act Manual provides a comprehensive guide to the Care and Support Act 2014.

Written in a clear and practical style, it gives easy 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.

  • Offers legal practitioners the opportunity to get up to speed quickly with the new legal framework and practise confidently under its provisions
  • Reproduces the full text of the Care and Support Act 2014
  • Features clause-by-clause annotations explaining what each section of the Act means
  • Provides reliable guidance - the author presided over the Law Commission's 2008-2011 review of adult social care
  • Explains how those involved with the care of the elderly and disabled are affected by the Act
  • Sets out the powers and responsibilities of local authorities
  • Explains how assessment of the need for care should now be handled
  • Deals with charges for care, the assessment of financial resources and payments to individuals
  • Covers the care and support plan, and decisions about where an individual will live
  • Looks at the new procedures for safeguarding adults at risk of abuse or neglect
  • Goes through the separate provisions concerning children
  • Highlights potential difficult areas under the new legislation

Medical Law, Social Security and Welfare Law
Introduction and background to the Act.
General Responsibilities.
What is care and support?
Assessing needs.
Imposing charges and assessing financial resources.
Who can have their needs met?
What happens after their assessments?
Who can receive direct payments?
Establishing where a person lives.
Safeguarding adults at risk of abuse or neglect.
Transition for children to adult care and support.
Enforcement of debts. Miscellaneous.