Knowledge and Practice Hubs

Care Act knowledge and practice hub

older man and advocate in care home Photo: John Birdsall/ Social Issues Library/ Science Photo Library

Learning points

  • How the Care Act 2014 reformed the law around adult social care provision in England, and what the changes mean in practice for local authorities and practitioners.
  • What the key terms used in the Care Act 2014, from abuse and neglect to wellbeing, actually mean.
  • The application of the Care Act 2014 to assessment, support planning and self-directed support.
  • Test your knowledge of the law on safeguarding, advocacy, ordinary residence and continuity of care (available to premium partner organisations only).

This hub helps you with point 11, level of capability at the end of the ASYE, of the knowledge and skills statement for social workers working in adults’ services.

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