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Vol 22 No 11 Nov/Dec 2017

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Community Care Law and Local Authority Handbook 3rd ed

ISBN13: 9781784730888
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781846612930
Published: October 2015
Publisher: LexisNexis Butterworths
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £79.00

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Community Care Law and Local Authority Handbook examines the duties and responsibilities of local authorities in the provision of community care services, covering:

  • Mental health services
  • Assessment of the community care needs of adults
  • Provision of accommodation
  • Provisions for older and disabled children
  • Finance and charging
  • The respective roles of health care providers andsocial services departments
  • Social Housing
  • Asylum Support
Community Care Law and Local Authority Handbook brings together in one place all the disparate statutory materials that comprise legal framework, together with related materials such as Local Authority Circulars and extracts from leading judgments. The materials are complemented by the author’s expert commentary explaining how the various statutes interrelate and how they have been interpreted by the courts. The result is a handbook that provides the practitioner with the tools required to deal with this important area of law.

Care Standards, Local Government Law
Mental Health Acts
Capacity and the Court of Protection
Assessment of Community Care Needs for Adults
Provision of Accommodation
Provisions for Older Children (Leaving Care) and Disabled
Finance and Charging
Health Care and Social Care
Social Housing
Asylum support