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2014’s Care Act legislation saw a number of previous laws replaced with one, clearer, more comprehensive act.

Comprising of 12 modules, it can be a daunting subject to learn about – that’s why we’ve developed a series of e-learning modules to break it down and make it easier to consume.

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About this course

Based upon Skills for Care training materials, this 12 module suite covers all elements of Care Act phase 1. Modules that are covered in this course are:

  • Introduction and Overview

  • Information and Advice

  • Assessment and Eligibility

  • Independent Advocacy

  • Charging and Financial Assessment

  • Deferred Payments

  • Care and Support Planning

  • Personal Budgets

  • Direct Payments

  • Review of Care and Support Plans

  • Transition to Adulthood

  • Integration, Cooperation and Partnerships

You will automatically get a course certificate on course completion – with your name, the CPD hours, the date and learning objectives.

Each module contains additional resource materials, useful links and refresher guides.

Audience

This course is intended for:

  • Adult social care as well as wider elements of local authorities such as children’s services, housing and public health

  • Health and other local authority partner organisations such as learning and education providers

  • Social care provider and support organisations in all sectors

  • Those involved in the governance of these organisations and people who work, care, support and volunteer in them

  • Professionals and practitioners

Objectives

Once you’ve completed this course, you’ll have a knowledge of:

  • Why the Act has been introduced and the key changes

  • A local authority’s duties, in relation to information and advice

  • What an assessment should include and who is eligible for care and support

  • The roles of, and who can be an ‘appropriate individual’

  • What to consider when undertaking a financial assessment and learn about the implications of the Act for self-funders

  • How people can pay for their care and know the eligibility criteria for deferred payments

  • The key features and standards of person-centred planning, and the planning and review process

  • How the personal budget is calculated

  • Administering, monitoring, reviewing and discontinuing direct payments

  • Reviewing the care and support plan, or support plan

  • Who should have a transition assessment and what makes for effective transition

10 reviews for Care Act 2014 – Full Training Suite

  • A lot good information . Very interesting. Excellent use of case examples used to get message across clearly.

  • Really informative and helped clarify misunderstandings I had. Informative and clear in making distinctions between appropriate individual, independent advocate and IMCA.

  • This course was very useful as I was not confident with the carers eligibility within the new care act. Very comprehensive course, with a strong focus on the values of personalisation and the CA.

  • I found the course interesting and engaging and enjoyed the interactive elements. Excellent online course, very informative.

  • My knowledge about carers assessments, eligibility and the provision for services to meet carers needs has been improved. I find this course very informative and clearly documented throughout.

  • Better than other training I have accessed on Information and Advice / Care Act. Learning about the one page plan was interesting and how this can be applied across different settings.

  • Good information to know, clear and concise on the criteria for an advocate which is useful. A lot of information given, easy to understand and example makes it easier to apply to a situation.

  • Good to get an overview of commissioning and joint working clear and easy to absorb information. Found this very useful and feel we should do this training on a regular basis.

  • Good information and tools for person centred planning and general information and summary on care support plan. The course held your attention and therefore achieved what it set out to.

  • Excellent information on deferred payment and equity and how care costs are calculated. Charging and Financial Assessment e-learning course was very informative.

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