Section 27 – Refusal of a needs assessment for a carer aged under 16


The official explanatory notes say: “Section 27 provides that the local authority’s duty to assess a carer aged under 16 does not apply if the carer refuses the assessment and the local authority is satisfied that the carer has sufficient understanding to make an informed decision about the refusal of an assessment. Similarly, the duty […]

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