Whether you provide care to adults or children, changes in regulations and national standards continue to impose an increasingly heavy burden of compliance on your business.
Whether you need advice on issues relating to care homes, supported living, independent hospitals and other specialist care services, our nationally recognised team can give you the legal support you need. We can help you make the most of new openings and avoid the pitfalls.
Our extensive range of experience in the sector, gained over many years, means we immediately recognise the key issues and focus on finding solutions to suit your specific circumstances. As well as handling specialist care sector issues, we can provide a full legal service, including advice on employment and commercial issues, contracting with local authorities, dispute resolution and also charity law for Third Sector providers.
We are appointed solicitors to the Registered Nursing Home Association and National Care Association.
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Reporting restrictions on legal proceedings which lasted five years, involving the provision of care to people with learning disabilities at Veilstone and Gatooma care homes have recently been lifted. The case has been described as “ground-breaking” in that directors and senior managers have been held to account for creating a culture of systematic neglect.
The Competition and Markets Authority (“CMA”) has now published the initial findings of its Market Study launched in December 2016 to examine whether the residential care sector is working well for elderly people and their families.