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Vol 21 No 1 Jan/Feb 2016

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Community Care Law and Local Authority Handbook 3rd ed isbn 9781784730888

Community Care Law and Local Authority Handbook 2nd ed


ISBN13: 9781846612930
New Edition ISBN: 9781784730888
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781846610851
Published: February 2012
Publisher: Jordan Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



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, residential accommodation and domiciliary care, as well as related issues such as capacity, charges and payment, and remedies.

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 authors’ 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.

This new edition now includes new chapters on social housing and asylum support, and has been updated to include major changes to the Mental Health chapter which now deals with the new Code of Practice and the Capacity chapter which examines Deprivation of Liberty.

Subjects:
Care Standards, Local Government Law
Contents:
Mental Health Acts
Capacity
Assessment of Community Care Needs for Adults
Provision of Accommodation
Provisions for Older Children (Leaving Care) and Disabled Children
Finance and Charging
Health Care and Social Care
Social Housing
Asylum Support.