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Habitable home environment

Definition in Statutory Guidance
Care and Support Statutory Guidance, chapter 6
Department of Health and Social Care

Care and Support Statutory Guidance 6.123 (iii) maintaining a habitable home environment
Local authorities should consider whether the condition of the carer's home is safe and an appropriate environment to live in and whether it presents a significant risk to the carer's wellbeing. A habitable home should be safe and have essential amenities such as water, electricity and gas.

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