Case Law

Short breaks for disabled children: quick guide to the law

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Introduction

By Ed Mitchell This quick guide forms part of Community Care Inform’s working with disabled children knowledge and practice hub. Contents Legal context: the ‘breaks from caring’ duty Case law: understanding entitlement and eligibility for short breaks Do children in short breaks accommodation have looked-after status? Section 17 or section 20? The ‘light-touch’ care planning […]

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