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Teasing the easing of the Care Act 2014: Transparent legal protection or hidden unmet need?

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Did the minority of local authorities ease their statutory duties unnecessarily? Or did the vast majority breach theirs? Our research into co-resident carers of someone living with dementia reveals endemic legal uncertainty during the pandemic social care crisis.

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Initial thoughts on modernising the MHA

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After over two years, the government has now set out its full response to the Independent Review led by Sir Simon Wessely, as well as a public consultation on its proposals which ends on 21 April 2021. The vast majority (but not all) of the Review’s 154 recommendations have either been accepted or at least in principle. This blog provides a summary and some early analysis to inform the response.

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Could have been worse?



An analysis of what LPS currently looks like, since it was improved by the Lords.

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