Housing Rights of the Vulnerable

Thursday 27 March 2014, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Garden Court Chambers

Learn more about the housing entitlements of vulnerable people with three experienced community care practitioners

Date: Thursday 27 March 2014
Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Garden Court Chambers, 57-60 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3LJ  

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This seminar will enrich delegates' knowledge of the housing entitlements of vulnerable groups including lone children, adult care leavers and disabled young people. The speakers will also explore the interrelationship between continuing healthcare and residential social care. Delegates will leave with a refreshed knowledge of this area of community care law along with comprehensive notes for future their guidance.

This seminar will cover:

  • Entitlements to housing of lone children and kinship care
  • Transitions to adulthood for care leavers
  • Respite breaks for disabled young people
  • The landscape of residential care following the Supreme Court's judgment in SL v Westminster
  • The standard of review in social welfare cases: should Wednesbury be the standard?

What is included?

  • 1.5 hours of fully-accredited CPD training
  • Talks prepared by three experienced community care barristers with expertise in housing law
  • Comprehensive notes for your future reference
  • The opportunity to ask questions
  • Refreshments

Who should attend?

Community care and housing law practitioners.

About the speakers

Stephen Knafler QC, Joint Head of Chambers at Garden Court, is a member of the Community Care and Housing Teams and is General Editor of the Community Care Law Reports.

Shu Shin Luh is a community care practitioner with expertise on the rights of children, vulnerable adults and others in need of services and support. She is a member of the Community Care Team.

Felicity Williams is experienced in community care work concerning children and vulnerable adults and often represents those in need of assessment, support and accommodation. Felicity is a member of the Community Care Team.


CPD Hours: 1.5

Speakers: Stephen Knafler QC, Shu Shin Luh and Felicity Williams

Cost: £25.00 per person plus VAT


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