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.
- An at-a-glance summary of the Mental Capacity Act 2005. This Act is about the care, treatment and support of people for people aged 16 and over who are unable to make all or some decisions for themselves.
- Learn more about advocacy and how it helps people understand information, say what they want and what they need and get the services they need with Care Act 2014: Commissioning independent advocacy – easy read summary