2015 01 Adult Care

Sunday 1 February 2015

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R (Robson) v Salfrod CC [2015] EWCA Civ 6: it was lawful to cease using local authority employees to provide a transport service so that disabled adults could attend day centres and to make alternative arrangements (including, for example, a ‘ring and ride’ service). The consultation exercise on transport options had been adequate, notwithstanding that it had failed to make it clear that it was proposed to close the local authority transport service. Click here for the judgment.

R (Walford) v Worcestershire CC [2015] EWCA Civ 22: the care home resident’s dwelling was only exempt from means-testing if it was occupied as their only or main home by a qualifying person at the time the resident went into the care home. Click here for the judgment.

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