Statutory guidance

Care Act 2014: statutory guidance for implementation

Statutory guidance to support implementation of part 1 of the Care Act 2014 by local authorities.



The guidance associated with the Care Act set out how the Act will work in practice when the first phase of the reforms comes into effect next year.

There is also an easy read summary of the guidance.

These documents relate to the parts of the care and support reforms that come into effect in April 2015. They were produced as a result of extensive consultation. We have also published the department’s response to the consultation including proposed final regulations.