Adult Social Care training and development - Care Act: Assessment and Eligibility
In this course you will learn about:
- Appropriate and proportionate assessment.
- Preventing needs.
- Taking a holistic, strengths-based approach.
- Supporting a person’s involvement.
- Roles, responsibilities and expertise.
- National eligibility framework.
Course content includes:
- Who is entitled to assessment?
- Assessment focus
- The Local Authority Perspective
- First contact; Assessment by phone
- Remaining independent
- The assessor
- Historical needs
- Needs of the wider family
- What should an assessment consider?
- The ‘wellbeing’ principle
- Recording needs
- Specified outcomes
- National minimum eligibility threshold
- When to determine eligibility
- Eligible for care and support
- Record keeping
- Refusing an assessment
- Financial assessment
- Paying for care and support
- Supported self-assessment
- Separate assessments?
- Legal obligation
- Is Mary a carer?
- Who does not classify as a carer?
- Do you provide or intend to provide are?
- Prevention and delay | Who is entitled to an assessment?
- Young carer
- The child’s needs assessment
- The ‘young carer’s assessment
- Adults caring for disabled children
- Combined assessments
- Information and advice
- Wellbeing, prevention and information and advice
- Who is the focus?
- Wellbeing principle
- Sustainability of the caring role
- Gateway to services?
- Outcomes and needs
- Pausing the assessment
- Eligible needs
- National carers’ eligibility threshold
- Carers specified outcomes
- Support planning
Social workers or Social Care professionals in assessment roles, or who are responsible for determining eligibility. Anyone in a provider
organisation that makes admission or service acceptance decisions.
Managers of all the above types of role.