Case Law

Consideration of third party evidence and carers’ needs under the Care Act 2014: R (JG) v London Borough of Southwark [2020] EWHC 1989 (Admin)

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By Tim Spencer-Lane Introduction When carrying out a needs assessment, social workers should always take the full range of available evidence into account. In doing so, it is vital that they acknowledge and engage with contrary evidence that has been submitted. This does not mean that the social worker is not entitled to reach their […]

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