The use of large up-front fees and disproportionate deposits has already resulted in significant cost consequences for one care provider.
The findings of the report can be accessed here.
In current times it is not surprising that there are perhaps disparities in funding models whether due to geographical area or source of funding.
Eligibility and accessibility of community care, whether health or social care, has become more and more complex, particularly as demand has increased.
At Anthony Collins Solicitors, we advise and assist clients who, either because of illness or injury acquired from an accident or medical negligence, need community care. Examples of our work include:
- Successfully challenging a decision to withdraw continuing healthcare funding forcing the individual to have to pay their own care fees.
- In the case of a severely injured young man, who had to settle his compensation claim for a proportion of its full value because of liability issues, we successfully challenged his social care package securing him an additional annual payment of £6,000.
If you would like to know more about our work, please contact Sarah Huntbach. Sarah is a Senior Associate in the Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Department at Anthony Collins Solicitors. She has experience in handling complex cases for individuals who have suffered catastrophic and life-changing injuries.
The government announced on 16 May that it will provide a fund of £400m to cover the costs of removal and replacement of cladding to high rise residential blocks which have failed tests.
Whilst some people are under the impression that preparing a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is simply a case of completing a form and ticking a few boxes, it is about far more than this.
A big fear for some people facing divorce and the inevitable carving up of the matrimonial assets. They seek assurances that such assets will be “ring-fenced” and retained for them.
Thinking about the legal status of being a cohabitant probably isn’t at the top of the ‘to do’ list.
When an individual is thinking about making a gift to another individual, consideration needs to be given to the Potentially Exempt Transfer (PET) trap.
We are now only a few weeks away from the biggest change to data protection laws in over 20 years. Are you compliant?
The tragedy, in this case, is that there were options readily available to the midwives that they could have used. This was not a case of having to go above and beyond.
Arising from the recent Family Division announcement, people who think they are legally divorced may in fact still be married.
The SCCS has issued providers in the scheme a series of updated and new documents in order to assist with their National Minimum Wage review.
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