A variety of factsheets related to The Care Act 2014 are available on GOV.UK website.
"I’d like to know more about adult social care regulations."
The Care Act 2014 is all about adults with care and support needs and those who care for them.
This act, which came into effect on 1 April 2015, underpins all the information and support on this website.
The Care Act 2014 replaced a number of different pieces of legislation with a single modern law and a new legal framework. This placed the wellbeing of individuals at the heart of care and support services.
From 1 April 2015
The new legislation and framework brought in a number of changes for local authorities. They must now:
The changes also mean that:
Adult social care charging reform (previously due October 2023)
The adult social care charging reform, originally proposed for October 2023, has been delayed until 2025.
This video produced by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) discussed The Care Act in more detail.