Legislation

Section 8 – Duty of local authority to take into account abilities of carer

Introduction

This section was the first piece of carers’ legislation to be enacted. It requires a carer’s capacity to care to be taken into account by a local authority when deciding whether to offer services under the adult social care legislation. Effects of Care Act 2014 and Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 In consequence […]

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