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The Care Act Unpacked: Frontline Support for Carers

Course Description

This course aims to introduce you to, and help you to understand, the changes to practice resulting from the Care Act 2014.

The course is broken down into 3 bite-sized units with the following titles:

  • Identification and Building Support
  • Assessment and Meeting Needs
  • Delegating, Arranging and Paying for Support

On completion of this course learners will be able to:

  • Describe the duties for co-operation between health and social care and the promotion of their integration
  • Specify the key elements of assessment under the Care Act and describe how assessments will be delivered in practice
  • Describe the transition arrangements for disabled children and young carers
  • Specify when and how carers’ needs will be met under the Care Act and describe how this can be planned and delivered
  • Describe the requirements for promoting a market in care services to meet the needs of carers and describe how they will operate

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