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Guide: ensuring assessment is appropriate and proportionate

Part of Care Act 2014

A quick guide to providing appropriate and proportionate assessment under the Care Act 2014 for adults requiring care or their carer. It looks at what makes an assessment appropriate and proportionate; provides information on conducting an assessment; the importance of using a person-centred approach when carrying out assessment; and what happens following assessment. It highlights the need for the self-assessment process is flexible enough to be adapted to any individuals needs and circumstances to ensure their maximum participation. The guide also highlights the importance of information and data sharing as part of the assessment process, and the different levels of consent needed to share information in adult and carer's assessments. A check list of core duties and a list of useful references are included. The guide should be read in conjunction with the Care and Support (Assessment) Regulations 2014 and Chapter 6 of the statutory guidance.

Partnership working in child protection

This film looks at how hospitals and local authorities can work together more effectively to protect children and identify and reduce the risk of maltreatment.

The business case for reablement

This film discusses the business case for reablement, highlighting potential benefits from the perspective of health and social care commissioners.

Managing the transfer of responsibilities under the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards: a resource for local authorities and healthcare commissioners commissioners

Changes to the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards come into force on 1 April 2013. This resources describes the changes to the identity of the supervisory body in health settings and offers guidance on how local authorities, hospitals, PCTs, and CCGs can work together to ensure that the rights of vulnerable people who may be subject to the Deprivation of Liberty safeguards are protected during and after the transfer.

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