Know your rights

We strive to offer you the best support suited to your needs, so it’s important you understand the legislation and processes we use to help you, as well as knowing your rights and who else could support you.

The Care Act 2014

The Care Act 2014 sets out in one place, local authorities’ duties in relation to assessing people’s needs and their eligibility for publicly funded care and support.

This is a video about the Care Act, the main legislation that guides adult social care.


There is also an Easy Read explanation of the Care Act 2014 for those that prefer a read.

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