The Care Act 2014 e-learning

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  • Course Length: CPD hours: 12 hours
  • Delivery Method: Online/Distance Learning
  • Suitable for: Individual


The Care Act 2014 e-learning course bundle is designed to help all those involved in Adult care and support services to understand and implement the Care Act 2014. The course has been developed to support the implementation of part one of the Care Act 2014. It is based upon the Skills for Care training materials.


The Care Act 2014 e-learning 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

Course ‘bundle’ information

This course bundle contains 12 courses from our Care Act suite:

• 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

About this course

Upon successful completion of each course in the suite you will be automatically awarded a certificate containing the course name, completion date, CPD hours and learning objectives.

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


Here are just a few of The Care Act 2014 e-learning course objectives:

• Understand the reasons why the Act has been introduced and the key changes
• Learn what the local authorities’ duties are in relation to information and advice
• Learn what an assessment should include and who is eligible for care and support
• Learn what an ‘appropriate individual’ is expected to do and who can be an ‘appropriate individual’
• Learn what to consider when undertaking a financial assessment and learn about the implications of the Act for self-funders
• Learn how people can pay for their care and know the eligibility criteria for deferred payments
• Learn about the key features and standards of person-centred planning and learn about the planning and review process
• Learn how the personal budget is calculated
• Learn about administering, monitoring, reviewing and discontinuing direct payments
• Learn about the review of the care and support plan, or support plan
• Learn about who should have a transition assessment and what makes for effective transition
• Learn about the duty to cooperate  and the duty to promote greater integration and cooperation


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