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Care Act Guide

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This guide can be downloaded for free. We charge a £5 fee to cover the printing and postage for those who prefer a hard copy.

Download FREE word version.

Download FREE PDF version.

This guide is intended to be used by disabled people and people with long-term health conditions who have support needs.

The guide explains about:

  • What the Care Act intends to do
  • Assessing your needs and eligibility       
  • Person Centred Care and Support Planning   
  • Personal Budgets and Direct Payments
  • Moving between Areas
  • Safeguarding     
  • Charging and Financial Assessment
  • What to do if you disagree with what you are being asked to pay        
  • Further Information
  • Getting further advice   
  • Glossary

The guide does not cover everything that is in the Act but concentrates on those parts of the legislation that are most relevant to people of working age.

This guide can be downloaded for free

We currently cannot fulfil physical orders for this product but it can be downloaded for free from the link above.

All returns to:

Sales Department

Disability Rights UK

Plexal, 14 East Bay Lane

Here East. Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park


E20 3BS