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National Health Service Act 2006

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Home help and laundry facilities

3(1)Each local social services authority—

(a)must provide or arrange for the provision of, on such a scale as is adequate for the needs of its area, of home help for households where such help is required owing to the presence of a person to whom sub-paragraph (2) applies, and

(b)may provide or arrange for the provision of laundry facilities for households for which home help is being, or can be, provided under paragraph (a).

(2)This sub-paragraph applies to any person who—

(a)is suffering from illness,

(b)is pregnant or has recently given birth,

(c)is aged, or

(d)handicapped as a result of having suffered from illness or by congenital deformity.

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