Factsheets And Template Letters

We have produced a number of free factsheets and template letters which provide information on the Care Act.


The following factsheets have been prepared to provide additional information relating to the Care Act for adults and their carers.

  1. An Introduction to the Care Act
  2. Key Principles of the Care Act
  3. Care Plans
  4. Carers' Rights
  5. Advocacy under the Care Act 2014
  6. Needs Assessments under the Care Act
  7. Financial Assessments
  8. Transition from Childrens to Adult Care Services
  9. Safeguarding
  10. Eligibility Criteria

Template Letters

The following template letters have been prepared to support adults and their carers in writing to local authorities.

  1. Requesting a needs assessment
  2. Requesting a needs assessment for an individual lacking capacity
  3. Requesting a carer's assessment
  4. Requesting a child's needs assessment