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A lot of changes are happening in social care at the moment because of changes in the law and in Government policy. For example, from April 2015 there are major changes to the rules on assessing what needs are eligible for support, due to the Care Act 2014 coming into force. Local authorities are reassessing people under the new eligibility criteria.
Local authorities are also bringing in other policy changes as well as those contained in the Care Act. It's important that local authorities consult those affected by proposed changes. You may want to check Did they consult properly?
This guide was updated for Scope by Advicenow in March 2015. It applies to England only.
It is not meant as a substitute for legal advice.
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