The Care Act 2014, which came into effect on 1st April 2015, represents the most significant reform of care and support in more than 60 years. It intends to put people and their carers in control of their care and support.
It’s important to know your rights to access support that may be essential to maintaining your health, well-being and work-life balance.
Managing other people’s affairs
Choosing how to manage someone’s affairs will depend mainly on the circumstances of the person whose affairs you want to manage, and whether or not they have mental capacity.