Care Act: Information and advice training course
The Care Act requires local authorities to provide an information and advice service within their area. This training outlines the function and duties of this requirement for local authorities and organisations providing care and support.
Our CPD-accredited course provides an overview of information and advice in line with the Care Act 2014.
Key content includes:
- an overview of information and advice, what it is, what are the duties when and who can provide it
- a look at what information and advice needs to be available
- a strategic approach to providing information and advice
- accessibility and proportionality.
In terms of the Care Act 2014, attendees will:
- gain greater insight into information and advice under the Care Act
- have a better understanding of information and advice duties and principles
- gain awareness of its link to prevention and choice and control
- reflect on information and advice in relation to their role and local area.
Who should attend?
Social care and health staff working in local authorities, organisations providing care and support, voluntary organisations, housing and children’s services. This includes social workers, social work team leaders frontline care staff, registered managers, occupational therapists, nurses, clinical staff, housing officers, carers.
Care Act – Information and advice course is delivered over one day.
CPD Standards Office accredited course ref no 60036/04.
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This is a sample training course outline. It is based on approximately 25 delegates, trained at your premises. It can be adapted to your organisation’s training and CPD requirements.