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This one day programme aims to give delegates an insight into the main planks of the Care Act 2014. It will consider the way in which the new Act shifts community care law and the implications for practice

Who is An Introduction to the Care Act (2014) aimed at?

Social Care Staff

Course Length

1 day

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:-

  • Consider the significant changes that the Care Act will bring in and the contrast with previous community care law
  • Examine the wellbeing principle and its inter-relationship with eligibility and assessment
  • Explore what the act says about safeguarding
  • Consider the prevention strategies which are enshrined in section 2, integration and working across health and housing
  • Think about the future with the Dilnot recommendations and their implications for the cost of care cap

By the end of the session, participants will have an insight and understanding of the main parts of the Act, their implications for services and ways of thinking about practice in light of the changes it indicates will be necessary across the entire social care sector. 

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