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Deans Court Chambers Announces the 2nd edition of ‘Community Care Law and Local Authority Handbook’

Deans Court Chambers is pleased to announce the publication of the 2nd edition of 'Community Care Law and Local Authority Handbook' (Jordans, January 2012) by Jonathan Butler . It contains up to date analysis of all aspects of Community Care Law, and particularly the Court of Protection.

Community Care Law and Local Authority Handbook examines the duties and responsibilities of local authorities in the provision of community care services, covering:

• Mental health services
• Assessment of the community care needs of adults
• Provision of accommodation
• Provisions for older and disabled children
• Finance and charging
• The respective roles of health care providers and social services departments
• Social Housing
• Asylum Support

"It is heartening to find a book that encompasses many of the key areas so concisely ... easy reference, readable, useful resource and desktop companion ... ideal purchase ... achieves its aim of being a concise guide for lawyers and non lawyers" INDEPENDENT LAWYER

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