Community Care is used to describe the support which help people to continue to live independently at home. This can include anything from NHS primary care and GP services to care and support from the local authority; from disability rights to assistance for carers with care and support.
A number of ACFA members can offer independent advice on Community Care law including advice on:
- Assessment and provision of services for individuals, children and carers
- Residential, supported and nursing accommodation
- Domiciliary services: help with everyday tasks
- NHS responsibilities for community care services
- Charging for community care services
- Continuing care after leaving hospital
- Provision of disability aids, adaptations, services and facilities
- Mental Capacity and Court of Protection
To find an organisation to help, use the search facility to the right of this page.