Care Act 2014, Factsheet 1: general responsibilities of local authorities: prevention, information and advice, and shaping the market of care and support services

“Information, information, information – without it, how can people be truly at the heart of decisions? Information should be available to all regardless of how their care is paid for. There are some things that should be universal – information is one.”

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Quality & Choice for Older People’s Housing: A Strategic Framework: Summary

Summary of joint DETR/DoH publication, which focusses on the need to address 5 key areas I.e. Diversity & Choice, Information & Advice, Flexible service provision, Quality, and Joint Working

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Quality & Choice for Older People’s Housing – Strategic Framework

A framework for future of housing services of older people, setting out 5 key areas. Good information and advice should be available, and services must work jointly to meet the holistic needs of older people. Services should take account of diversity and

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Housing & Community Care Checklist ; summary

Guidance that local authorities and other agencies need to consider when developing housing strategies and community cale plans. It forms the basis for joint planning and working.

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Care Act 2014, Factsheet 9: continuity of care when moving between areas

“Many disabled and older people can’t consider moving to another area because they can’t be sure that they will get equivalent levels of care and support in the new area.” This factsheet describes how the Act supports people to move between local autho

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Care Act 2014, Factsheet 10: market oversight and provider failure

“Everyone who receives care and support wants to know they will be protected if the company in charge of their care goes bust.” This factsheet describes how the Act introduces a regime to oversee the financial stability of the most hard-to-replace care

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Care Act 2014, Factsheet 12: prisoners and people in resident in approved premises

“The difficulties that older prisoners face in the physical environment have been exacerbated by social care that is described variously as variable, sparse and non-existent; there has been a deplorable absence of basic personal social care, for example f

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Care Act 2014, Factsheet 11: transition for children to adult care and support

“Services at transition should be aimed at moving a person into work/adult life in such a way as to promote their independence and so reduce their long term needs for care and support.” This factsheet describes how the Care Act supports people moving f

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