Article updated 22 May Birmingham and Sunderland councils have returned to applying the Care Act 2014 in full after a period suspending certain duties using emergency powers under the Coronavirus Act 2020. The authorities’ decisions means there are five councils operating the so-called Care Act easements – Coventry, Derbyshire, Solihull, Staffordshire and Warwickshire – down […]
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I commend Birmingham and Sunderland councils for dropping Care Act easements’, however, the Government should never have introduced this through the Coronavirus Bill and then councils should not have subscribed to it.
For the Care Act easements came at a time that persons in need of care would have required more assistance not less and therefore the Government and the councils who took advantage of the easements are guilty in failing in their Duty of Care and shows how they view people in need of care and also their families where relevant.