Changes to Local Authority Powers & Duties as a Result of COVID-19
This webinar will provide practical advice on the changes to local authority powers and duties which are currently in force as a result of the COVID-19 emergency in the areas of housing, adult social care and services to children and families.
What You Will Learn
This webinar will cover the following:
- Housing: homelessness provision and allocations - temporary provision and restrictions during COVID-19
- Care and support under the Care Act 2014 and after-care under s.117 Mental Health Act 1983 - how are adult service users affected by the COVID-19 emergency and what is the impact of the Care Act ‘easements’?
- Children and Families - the new (temporary) landscape in terms of service provision under the Children Act 1989 and Children and Families Act 2014
This pre-recorded webinar will be streamed at 12:30pm on Monday 13th July 2020 and will remain available to view by delegates who have registered by then for 90 days.