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Part of:
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Categories:
Human Rights, Civil Liberties & Public Law
Governance & Service Provision
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This podcast is aimed at those interested in adult social care or public law reform generally. It addresses what the Law Commission considers to be the deficiencies in the current social care system and how these might be reformed to better protect and provide for adults in need of social care provision.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the definition of adult social care;
  • Understand the principles upon which reform of this area of law should be based;
  • Be aware of what the Commission consider to be the deficiencies in the current social care system – largely arising from its vintage;
  • Understand the policy ramifications of reform to this area;
  • Know the relevant factors when operating the proposed social care regime;
  • Understand the importance of the needs of an individual under the reforms;
  • Be aware of the framework for the provision of local services and eligibility criteria;
  • Understand how the proposed changes affect carers;
  • Know what the Commission proposes regarding the protection of adults under the proposals;
  • Understand the proposed changes to the use of compulsory powers of removal and detention to provide for a person’s welfare;
  • Understand the interaction of the Commission’s proposals with the Dilnot Commission on funding.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Legislative Updates
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In this podcast Law Commissioner Frances Patterson QC discusses the Commission's priorities and thoughts for reforming the law regulating the adult social care system in England and Wales.

Podcast added: 10/10/11

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