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News from ActionAgainstCruelty

The Care Act 2014 comes into force

1 April 2015 sees The Care Act 2014 come into force. The Care Act has implications across Adult Social Care, including introducing new responsibilities for local authorities. It also has major implications for adult care and support providers, people who use services, carers and advocates. From 1 April 2015 the law provides for:

Download the Department of Health Care Act 2014 Guidance. [PDF 4.32MB]

Guidance and support

SCIE provides guidance, practical resources, training and consultancy to help implement the letter and the spirit of the Care Act.

You can access this guidance here.

Easy Read summary 

The Department of Health have issued an EasyRead summary of the Care Act and its implications. 

Download the Department of Health Care Act EasyRead summary [PDF 2.79MB]

Read more at ActionAgainstCruelty


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