Legislation

Health and Social Care Act 2001

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Introduction

Overview and effect of 2014 legislation This act removed local authorities’ powers to provide registered nursing care, heralding the introduction of the registered nursing care contribution towards care home charges scheme (see section 49). It also made a number of changes to the residential care system, including the abolition of “preserved rights” to welfare benefits […]

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