For a ‘Position Statement’ from the Disability Law Service condemning the Act’s curtailment of social care support rights click here.
The Health, Social Care and Sport Committee of the National Assembly for Wales has published a report on its ‘inquiry into the impact of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 in relation to carers’. The report has 31 recommendations – including the requirement for ‘a clear action plan’ to address ‘the failings of implementation’. For the full report, click here.
For a talk by Lady Hale, President of the UK Supreme Court click here.
.For the most recent update – click here.
Dr. Julie Doughty is the Deputy Director of Cardiff Law School’s Centre for Health and Social Care Research. Julie has developed the Children’s Social Care Law in Wales website and has kindly agreed to share her regular updates on ‘children’s social care law and policy relating to Wales’. For the September 2019 update click here.
For a copy of the 2019 Social Care law Newsletter – with updates for England and Wales click here.
For an update by Julie Morgan AM on the Independent Care Assessment process – click here.
As part of the Welsh Government’s commitment to tackling unequal outcomes caused by socioeconomic disadvantage, the Deputy Minister, Jane Hutt, has announced that it plans to make ‘rapid progress over the next few months with a view to the socioeconomic duty being commenced later this year’ – click here for her announcement.
BASW Cymru has developed a new on-line resource ‘Social work law in Wales PPEG’ for members and the wider social work profession in Wales. To access this click here.