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Care Act

News & Developments

In 2016, the Department of Health commissioned  Think Local Act Personal (TLAP) to find out about the experiences of people with care and support needs a year after the Care Act 2014 came into effect. They asked questions on a variety of topics including whether people felt it was easy to get information and advice, or did they have choice and control of their care and support. Access the survey here.

The High Court's use of the Care Act to quash Merton’s decision to transfer a service user (JF) to a cheaper service has raised hopes the act might yet deliver on the promise to lead social care away from being rooted in a resource led view of need to one authentically person centred, according to an article on Community Care.

According to an article in Public Sector Executive, councils are falling behind on 'desperately needed' Care Act assessment reviews new figures from NHS Digital reveal.

An article in The Guardian about occupational therapists and the Care Act.