Tackling unfair charging policies

By: Schwehr, Belinda.
Series: Community Living 34 (3) Spring 2021: 8-9. 2021Subject(s): Norfolk Council, UK | SEVERE OR PROFOUND INTELLECTUAL AND MOTOR DISABILITIES | SUPPORT SERVICES | UNFAIR TREATMENT | DISCRIMINATION | HUMAN RIGHTS | EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS | LEGAL PROCEEDINGS | UNITED KINGDOMSummary: Cites the case of SH v Norfolk Council, where the council's charging policy was found to have discriminated against severely disabled people contrary to Article 14 (protection from discrimination) of the Human Rights Act, in taking the whole of a person's income above the minimum income guarantee into account when calculating charges for social care. Looks at the implications of the finding of this case.
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Cites the case of SH v Norfolk Council, where the council's charging policy was found to have discriminated against severely disabled people contrary to Article 14 (protection from discrimination) of the Human Rights Act, in taking the whole of a person's income above the minimum income guarantee into account when calculating charges for social care. Looks at the implications of the finding of this case.

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