Case Law

The meaning of “needs” in the Care Act: Antoniak v Westminster City Council [2019] EWHC 3465 (Admin)

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By Tim Spencer-Lane Introduction The Care Act 2014 requires a local authority to carry out an assessment of an adult’s needs for care and support. It is the mechanism by which local authorities determine whether the adult has “eligible” needs and whether there is a duty or a power to meet the person’s needs. At […]

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