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Prioritising need in the context of Putting People First: a whole system approach to eligibility for social care - guidance on eligibility criteria for adult social care, England 2010  

  • Document type:
    Guidance
  • Author:
    Department of Health
  • Published date:
    25 February 2010
  • Publication format:
    A4 electronic only
  • Gateway reference:
    13729
  • Pages:
    50
  • Supersedes/replaces:
  • Copyright holder:
    Crown

This guidance is issued under section 7(1) of the Local Authority Social Services Act 1970 and replaces Fair access to care services - guidance on eligibility criteria for adult social care which was issued in 2003. This guidance will need to be applied from April 2010.

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