The Care Act 2014
The Care Act 2014 is the single largest change to health and social policy for a generation. The majority of the Act comes into place in April 2015. There are new duties for local authorities, as well as changes to how care is charged for, who has to pay and how much people will have to pay towards their care. The fact sheets below outline the main parts of The Care Act 2014.
Summary of The Care Act 2014 Workshop Presentation by Frances Billingham, Policy Officer-NCC Presentation by Mark Major, CEO -Northamptonshire Carers Stephen Lowe, Policy Advisor- Care Services, Age UK, Factsheet 1 - General responsibilities Factsheet 2 - Who is entitled to care and support Factsheet 3 - Assessments and eligibility Factsheet 4 - Care and support planning Factsheet 5 - Charging Factsheet 6 - Funding reform Factsheet 7 - Safeguarding Factsheet 8 - Carers Factsheet 9 - Continuity of care Factsheet 10 - Market oversight and provider failure Factsheet 11 - Transitions Making sure the care act works easy read Care Act Summary Sheet Care Act Book