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Community Care

Protecting young people from exploitation: guardianship roundtable

Today, 3 November, the Law Centre and Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People held a roundtable discussion to consider the role and practice of independent guardians for separated children in...

Also labelled: Immigration

The future of advice: have your say!

The Department for Social Development has appointed the Strategic Investment Board to undertake a strategic review of advice services. The objective is to “Develop an appropriate model for the support of Generalist Advice services in the...

Why fight poverty? Law Centre (NI) social justice lecture with Julia Unwin

Law Centre (NI) social justice lecture The Law Centre will hold its annual Social Justice Lecture on Monday 19 October 2015, 4pm-6pm at the Harbour Office, Corporation Square, Belfast BT1 3AL. The...

Could you be NI Trustee for Parkinson's UK?

PARKINSON'S UK - Recruitment information Could you be a trustee? Change attitudes. Join us. We’re looking to recruit a new trustee from Northern Ireland to be part of our board.  T...

See our new training programme

We have an exciting programme of training and professional...

Policy Briefings: Health and Social Care

2017 Health...

Also labelled: Mental Health

Consultation Responses: Health and Social Care

Also labelled: Mental Health

August training at the Law Centre

From Lunch & Learn (sandwich provided) to our traditional full day training, we have great courses to suit your needs this month...

Also labelled: Social Security, Mental Health

Want to be an apprentice solicitor at the Law Centre?

Mental Capacity Bill: respecting our humanity

"What is the ‘problem’ the Bill aims to solve? It is not complex. We are fragile creatures. We break down, parts of us stop working (for a short while or for good), some things may never have worked...

Also labelled: Mental Health

Celebrating Refugee Week

Also labelled: Immigration

Health and Social Care (Control of data processing) Bill going for Assembly debate today

The Law Centre welcomes second stage consideration of the Health and Social Care (Control of data processing) Bill today. This is an important piece of legislation with the policy objective of making provision for the control of data...

Also labelled: Mental Health

Helping elderly man with care package to continue living at home

We helped resolve the issue of an inadequate care package for an elderly gentleman with dementia. As his needs increased, his existing care arrangements were becoming insufficient. This was making it very difficult for him to continue living at...

Care packages, direct payments and capacity topics of June meeting

Advisers, social workers, carers etc are invited to join in a community care practitioners meeting at the Law Centre's Belfast office on 12 June 2015, 10am to...

Seminar - Domiciliary Care - 28 April

Rights in Community Care will hold a seminar on Domiciliary Care on Tuesday 28 April: "Domiciliary Care – future developments, future...

New rules on access to healthcare for migrants in Northern Ireland

As of 3 March 2015, new regulations on access to health care for migrants are in place in Northern Ireland. The Provision of Health Services to Persons not Ordinarily Resident Regulations...

Also labelled: Immigration

Community Care and Mental Health Practitioner Meetings - March 2015

These meetings will be of interest to advisers dealing with mental capacity or community care issues, health and social care practitioners.

Also labelled: Mental Health

New crisis fund for migrants

Law Centre (NI) welcomes the decision by the Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister to implement a Crisis Fund for destitute asylum seekers and migrants, launched on 4 February at the office of the Northern Ireland Community of...

Also labelled: Social Security, Immigration

e-news January 15

With: a message from Glenn Jordan, our new Director social justice lecture invitation: Why Fight...

Slievemore residents to be safely resettled in alternative care facility

Law Centre (NI) has helped to achieve a successful resolution in the resettlement of long term residents of Derry’s Slievemore Nursing Unit, which closed on Monday 5 January. Following independent mediation organised by the Law Centre and t...


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