14 October, 2010
13 October, 2010
Work and Pensions Minister also announces laying of draft regulations in Parliament.
12 October, 2010
 EWCA Civ 1104
 EWCA Civ 1101
8 October, 2010
New regulations which remove the requirement for applications for Disabled Facilities Grants to be made in a specified format.
7 October, 2010
Report published by Age UK reveals growing numbers of older people and their families are angry at service charges and unfair fees.
7 October, 2010
 EWHC 2439 (Admin)
6 October, 2010
However, clarification of what reablement includes is required to ensure that councils don't charge older people for services they are entitled to recieve free from their primary care trust.
5 October, 2010
Self funders have previously had to rely on providers' own complaints procedure or the courts to settle disputes about their care, Community Care highlights.
Health Secretary introduces "Re-ablement" packages for people leaving hospital to provide six weeks care and support to help them settle back into their homes.
1 October, 2010
Joseph Rowntree research considers the needs and situations of older people with high support needs from different equality groups, and the barriers they face in service provision.
24 September, 2010
Fund awaits 'final decision' as almost 200 quangos to close as a result of coalition government reforms.
22 September, 2010
Care Services Minister expected to announce expansion of scheme from November 2010.
New Commencement Orders issued that bring into force specified provisions of the 2010 Act
21 September, 2010
Only 13% of adult service users in England have access to personal budgets.
17 September, 2010
Local Government Association warns of risks to frontline services as a result of budget cuts in the government’s spending review.
Aim is to improve services for those needing care, and make the way care is bought more consistent.
15 September, 2010
Eighty per cent likely to meet critical or substantial care needs only, according to new Community Care research.
£360m care budget for disabled people to be reallocated through local councils, reports Community Care.
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