On the Noticeboard

Using the Care Act to get the right support

This is a video from hft with 5 key messages for family carers about the Care Act:
Questions answered in the film are;
1. Has the Care Act really changed anything?
2. How do you use the Care Act to challenge decisions?
3. How do carers benefit the most from the new Care Act?
4. the Care Act and rights to Independent Advocacy.
5. the Care Act, Personal Budgets and Direct Payments.

Hft is a national charity, providing services for people with learning disabilities throughout England. They support people to live the best lives possible – whether by providing support for just a couple of hours a week, or 24 hours a day.

Their services include Supported Living, Residential Care, and Short Break services. They empower people to make their own choices, including finding a job, building friendships and relationships and taking part in activities.

This video explains how to use the Care Act to get the right support.  Click on the picture to play the video.


Using the Care Act to get the support you need