Promoting people's right to choice and control under the Care
How are local authorities performing?
The Independent Living Strategy Group conducted
two pieces of research and analysis to explore the degree to which
local authorities are following the spirit and letter of the Care
Act and its statutory guidance in seeking to optimize choice and
Despite emphasis on wellbeing, choice and control
within the Care Act the survey found near half of respondents felt
their quality of life had reduced and 30% experienced a reduction
in choice and control.
Local Authorities are generally not yet meeting
their duties to provide people with clear information.
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