The Care Act 2014

lady_and_carer_with_mirrorThe Care Act comes into force in April 2015

It makes some changes to care rights and responsibilities.

The Guidance published by the Government has been consulted on, but the final guidance has noot yet been issued.

This page will be updated when the guidance is finalised.

Rights for carers and ‘cared for’

Personal Budgets enshrined in law

wellbeing

Safeguarding

Transition to adult care/ continuity

New powers for the chief inspector of social care

Funding & charging reforms  (A cap on personal ‘care costs‘ of £72,000.)

Integration & Partnership working