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Successful challenge to change of service for vulnerable adult

18 March 2014

A local authority sought to move a young man with profound disabilities from a successful day care placement.

Wrigleys Community Care team challenged the decision on the basis that it was unlawful, there having been no proper assessment and the change being entirely driven by financial considerations.

Further to a complaint, the council reversed its decision and agreed that the man could stay in his existing placement. It also agreed to pay the legal costs of the complaint.

If you would like to discuss any aspect of Wrigleys Community Care services further, please contact Austin Thornton on 0114 267 5588.

Further information about Wrigleys Community Care services is available here

Disclaimer: The information in this article is necessarily of a general nature. Specific advice should be sought for specific situations. If you have any queries or need any legal advice please feel free to contact Wrigleys Solicitors

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