These key messages are a useful summary of the things you should
know about the care act and the responsibilities local authorities
have regarding; assessment, eligibility decisions, the definition
of and entitlement to Personal Budgets, and the control people
should enjoy over thier support.
They are intended to capture the spirit as well as the letter of
the Care Act bringing together in one convenient summary a check
list of key messages that can be used to review the information
being made available by the local authority in your area.
All the messages are based on clear expectations set out in the
care act statutory guidance. For presentation purposes on the first
key message contains the relevant care act guidance in full, but
sections of the guidance are clearly referenced under each of the
following key messages.
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nature of the assessment process
of and entitlement to a personal budget
Degree of choice
and control over support (restrictions)