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Care providers successfully challenge council’s fee rate decision

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 5 2012

In another case concerning fees for care home placements, a local authority has had its decision on its standard rate for placement declared unlawful

The future of supported living: High Court indicates that closer regulation is likely

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 11 2010

On 16 July 2010 the High Court indicated a provisional view that a supported living scheme - accommodating a man with learning disabilities - should be registered as a “care home” under the Care Standards Act 2000 (the 2000 Act) and that housing benefit should not be used to fund such a care home placement

Patient matters rights of overstayers - Court of Appeal rules that local authority should provide support to overstayers with an outstanding application for leave to remain

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 14 2010

The Court of Appeal has ruled, in the case of Birmingham City Council v Clue & Others 2010 EWCA Civ 460 on the approach that a local authority should adopt when an individual who is unlawfully in the UK seeks social services support from it

Disputes about care provision not a matter for court

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • August 6 2009

In the recently decided case of R (on the application of F) v Wirral Borough Council which can be accessed here the claimants sought to judicially review a decision of the council, alleging that the council had unlawfully failed to properly assess their social care needs and failed to provide an appropriate care plan