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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We have been supporting providers to prepare corrections of fact for many years and CQC’s latest approach suggests a positive shift in the direction of providers and a willingness to significantly amend draft reports if sufficient supporting evidence is provided.
Last month there was welcome news for the health and social care sector when Parliament approved an amendment to the Coroners and Justice Act 2009 (“the Act”) clarifying the legal position on when an inquest will be held following the death of someone who was subject to a Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (“DoLS”) order.