Issue details

Care Act

The Care Act is a significant piece of legislation that consolidates existing pieces of legislation, amends others and introduces new statutory duties on the Council. The Act reflects the Government’s intention to create a more sustainable and integrated care system that ensures a clear pathway for service users moving through the health and social care systems. The Act also creates a statutory footing for existing wellbeing and preventative measures, the provision of Information and Guidance, adult safeguarding arrangements, and the development of new finance mechanisms to fund care.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/11/2014

Decision due: 21 Jan 2015 by Cabinet

Lead member: Deputy Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Health, Care and Wellbeing

Lead director: Deputy Chief Executive and Director for People

Department: People

Contact: Martin Samuels, Commissioner for Health and Care Email: Tel: 01785 895760.

Public or Private Decision: Public

Service Area: People


Agenda items


  • Care Act