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Care home briefing 101 – Compensation for poor care

As society becomes increasingly more litigious, and with the growth of a “compensation culture”, care homes are facing increasing scrutiny of the quality of the care provided to residents and claims for compensation where this is thought to be below the appropriate standard. A…

Care home briefing 98 – How do you assess best interests?

The Court of Protection has recently provided guidance[1] on how to assess what is in an individual’s best interests under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA) and particularly the extent to which an incapacitated individual’s own or potential wishes should impact on that decision. Facts The case…

Care home briefing 97 – Maximising your registration

Reregistration under the Health and Social Care Act 2008 should hopefully now have been completed. As explained in previous briefings, one of the key provisions of reregistration has been to require each provider to register the “regulated activities” it provides. The list of regulated activities under…