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Welfare Reform on the Web (April 2006): Social Care - UK - Community Care

P. Grose

Caring Times, March 2006, p.26-27

In the Alternative Futures case, the Appeal Court decided in 2005 that an establishment is a care home if it provides accommodation together with nursing or personal care. If this judgment is upheld by the House of Lords, many supported living and extra care schemes may have to register as care homes.

N. Valios

Community Care, March 16th-22nd 2006, p.32-33

Article introduces the In Control programme, which is based on the concept of self-directed support and places the social worker in the role of facilitator. Service users are told their annual funding entitlement and work with their social worker to devise their own support plan.

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