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Introduction to the Care Act

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Target Audience
External Care Providers / Social Care Staff / Voluntary Sector Workers
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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
Your invite and pre-course activity is attached. 

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Please note: By booking onto this course, you are consenting to your contact details being passed onto the trainer. This is so they can send you any further relevant resources.

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 £103.50. 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
Tuesday 11 July 2023
End Date
Wednesday 12 July 2023
Closing Date
Monday 10 July 2023
09:30 - 12:30
Maximum Places
Certificate expiry
Pass/Fail event