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Introduction to the Care Act (Cancelled)

Reason for cancellation
Kingswood Civic Centre, High Street, Kingswood
Event Tutors
HR Workforce Development
Admin Contact
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Target Audience
External Care Providers / Social Care Staff / Voluntary Sector Workers
target audience
Event Types
Course (daytime)
Course categories
Adult Social Care
Adult Social Care subcategories
Adult Mental Health / Autism / General Adult Social Care / Learning Difficulties / Older People / Safeguarding Adult
Event description
Who it's for:  Social Care and OT Practitioners working directly with people in need of care and support.

The course gives an understanding of the Care Act 2014, its principles and duties.
Content includes:
• an overview of the Care Act and its implications
• an outline of the wellbeing principle and duty
• general and specific duties under the Care Act
• how to prevent, delay or reduce care needs with information and advice
• a look at independent advocacy
• safeguarding adults
• assessments of needs, carers assessments and eligibility determination
• an individual’s journey through the reform system.

The standard charge for this course is £80 per day. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions
Learning outcomes
Everyone who attends will develop a clearer understanding of the key content, principles and duties of the Care Act.

The course will:

• give an understanding of the differences in process, criteria and approach it brings

• explore the concept of wellbeing and its role in the care and support system

• result in greater awareness of the Care Act duties around information and advice; preventing, delaying or reducing care needs; providing independent advocacy and assessment and eligibility determination.
Start Date
Thursday 16 July 2020
End Date
Thursday 16 July 2020
Closing Date
Wednesday 15 July 2020
09:30 - 16:30
Maximum Places
Number of Sessions
Certificate expiry
Pass/Fail event