Legislation

Section 28 – Combining needs assessments for a carer and a cared for person

Introduction

This section provides for joint assessments of a carer and the person being cared for. Normally, both persons need to consent. The official explanatory notes say: “Section 28 allows a local authority to combine a person’s needs assessment with the needs assessment of his or her carer. However, the local authority may only do so […]

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