Care Act - Assessment and Eligibility

Care Act - Assessment and Eligibility

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Updated Aug 23, 2019

Course Overview

This two-module Care Act 2014 guidance course forms part of our suite of online courses developed to support part one of the Care Act 2014 guidance and based on Skills for Care training materials. You’ll learn about things like the national eligibility and carers’ eligibility framework and the Care Act eligibility criteria.

Target Audience

This course is perfect for you if you’re employed in an assessment role or responsible for determining eligibility for care. It’s ideal if you work in – or work as a manager in – a provider organisation making admission or service acceptance decisions. Or maybe you just need a comprehensive Care Act 2014 summary.

Learning Objectives

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

  • What a good Care Act Assessment example looks like
    Care Act eligibility criteria and how they work
  • Appropriate and proportionate assessments
    Preventing needs
  • Taking a holistic, strengths-based approach
    Supporting a person’s involvement in their care
    Roles, responsibilities and expertise
  • The national eligibility framework
  • The carers’ eligibility framework