Protecting the Rights of Family Carers who Provide Support to Vulnerable Relatives

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Date: Tuesday 27th February 2024
Speaker(s): Cate Searle
CPD Time: 1 hour
Duration: 1 hour
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With 73% of Local Authorities reporting increased breakdown of unpaid carer arrangements, and families struggling to continue to provide high levels of care without adequate outside support, Cate Searle’s update will focus upon:

  • Carers’ rights under the Care Act 2014, Children & Families Act 2014 and Social Services and Wellbeing (Wales) Act 2014
  • Top tips to secure an accurate and adequate carer’s assessment
  • Challenging an inaccurate or inadequate carer’s assessment / support plan
  • The carer’s right to say no: support that the carer is unable or unwilling to provide
  • Direct Payments from health or social services and the family carer role
  • Carers and respite provision
  • Carers’ rights at work: The Equality Act 2010
  • Arrangements when the cared for person can no longer live at home

Cate Searle, Director and Head of Community Care Law – Martin Searle Solicitors

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