Statutory guidance to support local authorities implement the Care Act 2014

The Department of Health has refreshed the Care and Support statutory guidance that supports implementation of part 1 of the Care Act 2014 by local authorities, the NHS, the police and other partners.

There are several reference to housing in the new online edition and signposting to good practice examples, in particular in relation to:

  • integrated and partnership working
  • market shaping
  • general responsibilities of promoting wellbeing, prevention, information and advice, and safeguarding.