Care Act 2014
Section 75 amends MHA 1983 s117 by: (1) defining 'after-care services'; (2) referring to 'ordinarily resident' (rather than 'resident') and providing for disputes to be resolved by the Secretary of State; (3) permitting regulations to deal with top-up fees for preferred accommodation.
- Department of Health, 'Consultation outcome: Updating our care and support system: draft regulations and guidance' (published 6/6/14, updated 23/10/14)†. Main consultation page.
- Department of Health, 'Care Act 2014 Part 1: factsheets' (6/6/14, updated 23/10/14)†. These factsheets, which set out local authorities' duties and powers, have been updated following the government's response to the consultation on regulations and guidance.
- Local Government Lawyer, 'Department of Health issues final Care Act regulations and guidance' (24/10/14)†