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Fluctuating needs in assessment and eligibility for the Care Act 2014

Part of Care Act 2014

This guide provides an overview of key elements to consider in order to ensure any form of care assessment undertaken - for the adult requiring care and support or their carer with support needs - takes full account of the extent of fluctuating needs. These are needs which may not be apparent at the time of the assessment but have been an issue in the past and are likely to arise again in the future. The guide provides information and practical example on what practitioners need to do to established an accurate picture of fluctuating needs and includes a checklist of core duties for local authorities.

Care Act: assessment and eligibility: eligibility determination for the Care Act 2014

Part of Care Act 2014

The aim of this guide is to build on the Care Act statutory guidance by outlining what local authorities need to consider when making an eligibility determination, using the national eligibility criteria. The guide summarises the process and key elements to consider in relation to making an eligibility determination for an adult requiring care. These include eligibility outcomes and criteria for both adults with care and support needs and carers with support needs. Useful resources, such as Skills for Care training material and a checklist of core duties for local authorities, are included.

What to expect during assessment and care planning

Part of Person-centred care

A quick guide to help people to understand what they should expect from social care staff during assessment and care planning. The guide explains that an individual's care and support should be based on what they can already do, what they want to achieve and the help they need to live their lives in the way they want to. The guide covers: making decisions, support from an advocate, needs assessment, and care and support planning. It has been co-produced by NICE and SCIE and is based on NICE’s guideline on people’s experience in adult social care services: improving the experience of care and support for people using adult social care services.

Innovative models of health, care and support for adults

This briefing explains that innovative, often small-scale models of health, social care and support for adults could be scaled up to benefit as many people as possible. The challenge is to make scaling up successful. The briefing is based on research conducted during the spring of 2017 by Nesta, SCIE, Shared Lives Plus and PPL. It includes real life stories.

Transition from children's to adults' services – key resources

Part of Care Act 2014

Pulls together all the existing resources, policy documents and initiatives that relate to transition from children’s to adults’ services. This resource covers three cross-cutting themes: becoming an adult and achieving independence; changes in the actual services used; and explicit duties in relation to the Care Act 2014 and the Children and Families Act 2014.

Cross-border placements

Guidance to assist local authorities in the UK involved in cross-border placements where an adult is being, or has been, placed by an English, Welsh or Scottish local authority or Northern Irish health and social care trust into accommodation in a different UK country.

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