‘Care Act breach’ court appeal

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Service user group intervenes in ‘Care Act breach’ court appeal

Equality and Human Rights Commission also makes submission in appeal brought by Luke Davey against ruling on care package cuts

A service user group and Britain’s statutory equality organisation are to intervene in the case of a disabled man that could have significant implications for the application of the Care Act 2014’s wellbeing duty.

Luke Davey’s appeal against an earlier High Court judgment, which dismissed his case that Oxfordshire council’s decision to cut his care package breached the Care Act, will be heard in the Court of Appeal tomorrow (17 August).
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https://www.communitycare.co.uk/2017/08 ... -2017-0816