Community Care Newsletter – June 2013

Community Care Newsletter – June 2013

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This bi-monthly newsletter, edited by Jonathan Auburn and Benjamin Tankel, provides news and comment on all recent and upcoming developments in community care law.

This month’s newsletter looks at:

  • The Supreme Court’s decision in Westminster CC v SL, on the meaning of “care and attention” in s 21 of the National Assistance Act 1948 and the link between care needs and the provision of accommodation;
  • The High Court challenge to Barnet’s “EasyCouncil” outsourcing scheme;
  • The innovations in the newly published Care Bill;
  • The closure of the Independent Living Fund and abolition of the Social Fund;
  • A host of cases involving the crossover between immigration and community care;
  • The cuts to legal aid funding for judicial review.

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