This is the latest in our series of quarterly adult social care update blogs giving readers a snapshot of the most important cases, issues or developments in adult social care. This post looks at developments from January 2017 to April 2017. Please feel free to submit a comment below or send us an Ask query if you have any views on the cases, issues, or legal developments that are covered or if you think we have missed something that should be brought to the attention of adult social care practitioners.
In this post we look at:
- The Spring 2017 Budget.
- New legislation.
- Recent case law.
- Guidance and policy statements.
- Local Government Ombudsman decisions.
- House of Commons Library Briefing papers.