1. Introduction. 2. How Community Care Law and Practice Works. 3. When Things Go Wrong. 4. Getting a Community Care Assessment and Getting Services. 5. Community Care Services: Care Homes. 6. Community Care Services: Help in People's Own Homes. 7. Informal Carers. 8. Direct Payments: Giving People Money. 9. Personalisation and Safeguarding. 10. Asylum and Immigration. 11. Ordinary Residence. 12. Home Adaptations. 13. National Health Service. 14. Continuing NHS Health Care. 15. Mental Capacity, Human Rights, Disability Discrimination. 16. Health and Safety at Work Legislation, and the Law of Negligence. Index.