CECOPS Legal Adviser

Michael Mandelstam MSc

Michael Mandelstam is a leading writer and advisor on health and social care law. He has written a number of widely used books on the legal aspects of equipment provision, community care, safeguarding adults and of neglect in the health services. Michael worked previously at the Disabled Living Foundation and then at the Department of Health. He now works independently offering legal training in health and social care.

Michael says:

“The Code of Practice is an important step forward in promoting and protecting good practice and quality – in the face of changing models of provision and of huge and rising pressures on the health and social care system.”