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Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014

Section 44 – Supplementary provision about the duties to meet carer’s needs

167.Section 44 provides supplementary provisions in relation to the duties in sections 40 and 42.

168.If it is feasible to do so, local authorities may meet a carer’s needs for support by providing services to the person cared for, even if the cared for person would not be entitled to receive services in their own right (under sections 35 or 37).

169.If it is not feasible for the local authority to provide care and support to the person cared for, then the local authority must, as far as it is feasible, identify some other way in which to meet some or all of the carer’s needs for support.

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