Legislation

Section 13 – The eligibilty criteria

Introduction

Care services and carers’ services are rationed. Rationing is achieved by the eligibility criteria provided for by this section which enshrines in legislation the distinction between ‘presenting’ needs and ‘eligible’ needs. The duty to meet eligible needs is contained in sections 18 (for adults in need of care and support) and 20 (for carers). It […]

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