Frequently asked questions about the law

The FAQ document has been written by Irwin Mitchell solicitors to accompany the other meeting the challenge guides.

It provides more information about parts of the law that will help families know and understand their legal rights, ask the right questions and help make sure that they and their loved ones are able to get the support they need.


Meeting The Challenge - legal FAQ

This guide answers your frequently asked questions about the rights people with a learning disability have when in the community and when in an assessment and treatment unit

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