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Care Act – Introduction and Overview

This Care Act training course forms part of the suite of online courses developed to support the implementation of part one of the Care Act 2014 and based on Skills for Care training materials.

You will automatically get a course certificate upon completion, with your name, CPD hours, date and learning objectives. The course also includes additional resource materials, useful links and helpful refresher guides.


Once you’ve completed this course, you’ll have a good knowledge of:

  • The Care act 2014 – a simple and comprehensive overview
  • The reasons the Act was introduced
  • Key changes introduced by the Act
  • Legislation, regulations and statutory guidance around the act and its implementation
  • The basic framework of the Act and what it delivers
  • The wellbeing principle
  • Local authorities’ duties and responsibilities
  • The assessment, eligibility, and care and support planning processes
  • What the Care Act means for people who need care and support


  • Introduction and Overview – About the Act
  • The Wellbeing Principle
  • Introduction and Overview – Duties and Responsibilites
£20.00 Exc VAT
  • Duration: 1 hour
    and 30 minutes
  • PDF certificate
  • Unlimited replays
  • 12 months access

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8 reviews for Care Act – Introduction and Overview

It was a very good introduction, giving a good brief of the Care Act.
I thought the course had enough content and information, in brief, to ensure I have a better understanding of the changes coming in under the Care Act 2014.

Heather Sim

It gave me a lot of information in a relatively simple way and was repetitive in a way that wasn’t boring but that built up your learning.
I thought the course covered all the main points and explained in detail why the Care Act was put in place.

Heather Sim

I found the course interesting and a good way to find out more about The Care Act 2014. The course was informative and I know more now than I did from reading fact-sheets etc.

Heather Sim

Very good and easy explanations and understanding of the care act given.
Extremely informative.

Heather Sim

I now have more understanding of the Care Act. Really in-depth course, very helpful and broke it down which was excellent and easier to understand.

Heather Sim

I found the course very informative and gained further knowledge and understanding of the care act. I feel I have been able to understand and learn a lot about the Care Act.

Heather Sim

The course was interesting and provided a good overview of the care Act , it was useful to look at all sections of the Act in detail.
Very useful and informative, a good introduction and leaves you feeling you want to know more about The Care Act.

Heather Sim

There was a good mix of questions and information and videos to try and present the information in different ways.
Good to have in 3 parts so can do at different times. Did learn more about the Care Act.

Heather Sim

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