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Community Care

Community care: direct payments for adults who lack capacity to consent

Law Centre (NI) community care information briefing just out: direct payments...

February 2013 e-news

The Law Centre's February...

Landmark victory for long stay patients

In a landmark judgement on 31 January 2013,...

Also labelled: Mental Health

Frontline 86 now available

With features on welfare reform, employment and unemployment matters,...

Law Centre (NI) policy news

Follow the progress of our policy work in welfare reform, the future of adult care, capacity legislation, trafficking, alternative dispute resolution, tribunal reform and more: 

Tribunal reform conference 25 January

Tribunal Reform - the Way Ahead, a conference convened by...

Time to ask who cares hears Law Centre AGM

AGM 12: future of adult care

The Law Centre (NI) AGM and Seminar 2012 will focus on the future of adult care and support in Northern Ireland.

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Community care: help with Ombudsman complaint

We helped a client make a complaint to the Ombudsman about her elderly aunt’s assessment of needs for care on discharge from hospital and her subsequent care ...

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We made sure Elizabeth's mum didn't have to pay additional fees for nursing...

Training programme 2012-13

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Western Area volunteers wanted

The Law Centre is looking for two graduate volunteers to work in its Western Area Office, one to work with our social security adviser and one to work with our community care...

Also labelled: Social Security

A vision for community care

Rights in Community Care (RICC) includes Age NI; Alzheimer’s Society; Carers Northern Ireland; Disability Action; Law Centre (NI) and UNISON.  RICC supports a human rights-based approach to the delivery of community care. In 2010-2012,...

Refused asylum seekers and access to free secondary healthcare

Refused asylum seekers and access to free secondary healthcare: a comparison of England, Scotland, Wales & Northern Ireland   The National Health Service was created to provide health...

Also labelled: Immigration

Frontline 82 now online

With a special focus on addressing poverty, the winter edition of our magazine is now online....

Western area volunteers

The Law Centre is looking for two graduate volunteers to work in its Western Area Office, one to work with o

Also labelled: Social Security

Dilnot roundtable

On 30 September, Law Centre (NI) and Age NI held a joint roundtable event to examine the Report on the Commission of Funding of Care...

Autism Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Introduction This briefing discusses the introduction of the Autism Act (Northern Ireland) 2011 (“the 2011 Act”) which was passed on 9th May 2011. It came into operation on 9th August 2011. It is an equality and rights...


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