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The Care Act 2014
Wellbeing in Practice

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November 2019 | 280 pages | Learning Matters
Exploring exactly how the provisions and principles of the Act are implemented in practice, The Care Act 2014 brings together the work of experts across the fields of social work, social policy and care, law, mental health, mental capacity and safeguarding. Case studies developed through the chapters will help you to understand how the Act relates to social work practice, alongside evidence from research, case law and service user and carer testimonies. Mapped closely to both the social work curriculum, and the post-qualifying standards, the book will support social work students in developing good practice through learning, and will further critical reflection of this crucial piece of legislation for practitioners pursuing their continuing professional development.



Colin Whittington
Foreword
Suzy Braye & Michael Preston-Shoot
Chapter 1: Introduction: The Care Act 2014 – Outcomes in Context
Tim Spencer Lane
Chapter 2: Overview of the Care Act 2014
John Crossland
Chapter 3: Implementing the Care Act: assessing need and providing care and support
Peter Beresford & Colin Slasberg
Chapter 4: The Care Act: the service user’s experience
Jill Manthorpe, Jo Moriarty, Nic Brimblecombe, Martin Knapp, Tom Snell & José Luis Fernandéz
Chapter 5: Carers and the Care Act: promise and potential
Imogen Taylor
Chapter 6: Caring: a personal perspective
Suzy Braye & Michael Preston-Shoot
Chapter 7: Adult safeguarding
Laura Pritchard-Jones
Chapter 8: The Care Act 2014 and the Mental Capacity Act 2005: learning lessons for the future?
Simon Abbott
Chapter 9: Navigating practice at the interface between mental health and social care law
Mark Holloway
Chapter 10: Hidden in plain sight: Social work, acquired brain injury and missed opportunities for change
Forough Ramezankhah & Alison Brammer
Chapter 11: The interface between the Care Act 2014 and asylum law: exclusions and innovations
Cath Holmström
Chapter 12: Transitions to adult social care
Margaret Flynn & Vic Citarella
Chapter 13: Connecting people’s lives with strategic planning, commissioning and market shaping
Jill Manthorpe
Chapter 14: Social Work and the Care Act 2014

This book is purposeful in its ability to provide a range of information on this piece of important legislation - useful case studies bring out greater understanding of its application.

Mrs Toni Benaton
Britannia Mill Campus, Derby University
April 24, 2019

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