Legal help for ECCA members


Posted on December 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Members of the English Community Care Association (ECCA) can now use a free “legal hotline” to obtain expert legal advice. ECCA has negotiated a partnership with DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary (DLA Piper) to provide the service. Paul Ridout, partner at DLA Piper, said the service was designed as a readily available point of contact where ECCA members can get on the spot practical advice to address immediate day-to-day concerns. “It is a real opportunity for DLA Piper to be working with the dominant, largest and most effective representative body in this sector,” said Mr Ridout. ECCA chief executive Martin Green said members of his association would find the legal hotline service to be essential in times of crisis and of calm. “Sound legal advice is one of the most crucial aspects of running a care home,” said Mr Green. “The free legal hotline and advice service is a significant addition to ECCA1s raft of membership benefits. The health and social care team of DLA Piper are a group of elite specialist solicitors





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