The Care Act

The Care Act has changed the way care and support is accessed, assessed and funded by introducing a simpler, single, method which will be the same wherever you live in England. This makes it easier for people to know what their care and support options are, and what the council needs to do.

What the Care Act means for you

 What the Care Act means for Staffordshire - transcript (22 KB)

Are you hard of hearing? Watch this video with British Sign Language from the Department of Health

An easy read version of the Care Act is here The Care Act - Easy Read version

Futher information

Take a look at our factsheets explaining how care and support is assessed, accessed and funded in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent in line with the Care Act.