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Transitional Planning – Appropriate Adult Placement

15 June, 2018

COMMUNITY CARE Article Transition Planning – Children Service to Adult Services Appropriate Adult Placement Secured for Disabled Young Man Successful challenge of a West Yorkshire council’s decision that it would not fund an identified appropriate placement   JD, aged 22 at the time, has Down’s syndrome, learning disabilities and other serious health issues.  He was reported […]


10 May, 2018

The High Court has today ordered Brent Council to accept their duty to our client, KI, as a care leaver after criticising Brent’s flawed approach to proceedings. As a result of the criticism, Brent have agreed to undertake a review of their procedures. KI was represented by Eleanor Ronson of GT Stewart Solicitors & Advocates […]

Social Care and the Spring Budget 2017

23 March, 2017

The Autumn Budget was silent on social care. There has been much in the news about the immense pressure being put on the NHS due to beds being blocked as a consequence of a lack of community social care services. There was, therefore, much anticipation about what would be contained within what has been billed […]

Appointment of new community care solicitor

14 March, 2017

GT Stewart has expanded the Community Care Team in Leeds with the appointment of solicitor, Tracey Ling. Tracey has a number of years experience working in public law and community care.  She qualified into this area of law in 2013 and had experience as a paralegal in the area prior to this.  She has experience […]