April 2020: Coronavirus / COVID-19

Click on COVID-19 for a full list of new and amended chapters as a result of the Coronavirus Act 2020 and related guidance.

Click here to access the Care and Support Statutory Guidance (Department of Health and Social Care). Individual chapters, taken from the Guidance, are provided below.

Adult Safeguarding

Assessment

Care and Support Planning

Charging and Financial Assessment

Continuity of Care

Cross-Border Placements

Deferred Payment Agreements

Delegation of Local Authority Functions

Direct Payments Policy (Knowsley MBC)

Eligibility

Financial Information and Advice

Independent Advocacy

Information and Advice

Integration, Cooperation and Partnerships

Managing Provider Failure and Other Service Interruptions

Market Shaping and Commissioning of Adult Care and Support

Ordinary Residence (Liverpool City Region Practice Guidance)

Personal Budgets

Preventing, Reducing or Delaying Needs

Prisons, Approved Premises and Bail Accommodation

Promoting Wellbeing

Protecting Property of Adults being Cared for away from Home, including Pets

Registers of Sight Impaired Adults and Disabled Adults

Review of Care and Support Plans

Safeguarding Adults Board and Safeguarding Responsibilities

Safeguarding Procedures for Responding in Individual Cases

Self-Funders

Transition to Adult Care and Support

Underlying Principles

Annexes:

Annex A: Choice of Accommodation and Additional Payments

Annex B: Treatment of Capital

Annex C: Treatment of Income

Annex D: Recovery of Debts

Annex E: Deprivation of Assets

Annex F: Temporary and Short-Term Residents in Care Homes

Annex G: The Process for Managing Transfers of Care from Hospital for Patients with Care and Support Needs

Annex H: Ordinary Residence

Annex I: Repeals and Revocations