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Care Act 2014

Need concise, simple guidance on the new Care Act?

Try this "easy-read" guide which has been developed for parents and young people.

The Care Act 2014 is about about care and support for adults in England. So if you are raising a young person, aged 18 and over, this could give you some insight.

Assessment and eligibility resources

You can read more about the duties of local authorities in assessing people's needs and eligibility for publicly-funded care and support at the social care institute for excellence.


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Here is also an short online factsheet from Contact-a-Family which may also be helpful.

You can download…

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