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).


manager and social worker

Supported learning

Supported learning content is only available to premium partner organisations. Find out more about supported learning here.

Supported learning
Supported learning
Supported learning

If you can’t find what you’re looking for, do let us know.