Healys Care home solicitors specialises in giving advice and assistance on a wide range of issues which affect those in the business of delivering care. Whether drafting submissions to challenge enforcement notices or appealing decisions of a regulator to the first tier tribunal, we have the necessary expertise to assist you. We work closely with the National Care Association to offer the best possible advice to care homes owners and operators across the UK.
Our care home solicitors’ in-depth understanding of the care industry is integral to our ability to provide high-quality advice and solutions to related issues. Combining the wealth of experience Healys has to offer across multiple teams including corporate, commercial, employment, property, private wealth and regulatory specialists, and with up-to-date knowledge of industry trends and threats, the team can provide a competitive service that benefits your business and your care providers.
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13th August 2019
The private sector makes up the majority of care home places in this country and with increasing demands caused by an aging population many companies and individuals are now considering investing in the care home market.
What are the important legal issues that need to be considered in connection with such a purchase over and above the normal matters that need to be dealt with when buying a property and a business? Continue reading »
20th March 2019
On Thursday 14th March, The National Care Association hosted its first ‘The Inspector Calls’ event at the Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth East Cliff, in Bournemouth. Representing small and medium sized care providers and affiliated local associations, National Care Association is a leading body that liaises with national Government at a political and departmental level, Local Government and key stakeholder groups including the NHS and CQC to support care employers and employees. Continue reading »
26th February 2019
The Care Quality Commission has set out guidance for care home operators as to best policy concerning the rights of residents to receive visitors. Continue reading »
25th February 2019
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) fined Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for failing to apologise to a family in a reasonable period of time. A baby had been admitted to Bradford Royal Infirmary in July 2016, but there were delays in diagnosing his condition and missed opportunities to admit him to hospital. He later died. In a development that will have raised the eyebrows of many in the care sector, the Trust was fined £1,250 after only apologising to the family in October 2016. Continue reading »
9th July 2020
3rd June 2020
Healys is pleased to announce that Partner and Head of Professional Negligence Robert Johnson has been shortlisted as a leader in his field by Who’s Who Legal. Continue reading »
28th May 2020
Jonathan acted on behalf of a 23 year old female in relation to her claim for clinical negligence that happened in 2015 at Whipps Cross Hospital in London. The Claimant had a relevant past gynaecological and obstetric history of a previous caesarean section in 2013 and previous laparotomy for ovarian cystectomy at 10 years of age. This was classified as a high risk pregnancy and the Claimant was referred to a Consultant in the Antenatal Clinic at Whipps Cross Hospital for review. The Claimant had elected to have a caesarean section. The Claimant had previously undergone an emergency lower segment caesarean section due to a failure to progress when having her first child. Continue reading »
27th May 2020