Amendments

January 2023

Caption: January 2023
   
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Welcome page A note has been added to the main introduction text, advising users to check the local resources area for any additional local guidance that should be used alongside the core content.
Care and Support/Support Planning Section 14, Deciding how the Plan will be Reviewed and Monitored has been revised to better clarify the statutory requirements around the frequency in which Care and Support/Support Plans should be reviewed.
Legal Requirements of a Care and Support/Support Plan Review and Tools Section 3, Legal Requirements of Review and Section 6, Responding to a Review Request have been revised to better clarify the statutory requirements around the frequency in which Care and Support/Support Plans should be reviewed.
Preparing to Carry Out a Care and Support/Support Plan Review Section 5, Arranging the Review and Preparing the Person/Carer has been revised to better clarify the statutory requirements around the frequency in which Support Plans should be reviewed.
Actions Following a Care and Support/Support Plan Review Section 1, Deciding the Timeframe for the Next Review, has been revised to better clarify the statutory requirements around the frequency in which Support Plans should be reviewed.
Social Circumstances Report Section 2, A Brief Introduction to Social Circumstances Reports has been updated to clarify who can complete a Social Circumstances Report, and Section 6, Writing the Report has been updated to include links to the HM Courts & Tribunals Service forms.
Deputyship and Financial Affairs Information about notifying interested parties has been added to Section 6, Making a Deputyship Application. This information explains the Court’s requirement for 3 respondents.
Whole site All occurrences of Clinical Commissioning Groups/CCG’s have been changed to Integrated Care Boards/ICBs. This change was made to reflect changes introduced by the Health and Care Act 2022. A whole site search has also been completed as this change affected multiple procedures.
New Procedures and Features
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Providing Information about a Person or Carer This new procedure has been added.

Next Update: June 2023

July 2022

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Charging & Financial Assessment Procedure

In section 1 ‘the team responsible for financial assessment’ has been replaced with ‘the Client Financial Services Team’.

In section 3, a link to Delta has been added.

Debt Respite Scheme (Breathing Spaces) Procedure Grammatical errors have been corrected.
Prisons and Approved Premises Section 3 Ordinary Residence has been refreshed to provide added clarity around ordinary residence during detention, and the responsibility for meeting needs.

The Duty to co-operate (various procedures)

“Where the Local Authority requests another person to work jointly in some way to benefit the person with Care and Support needs that person has a duty to co-operate with the request”

To clarify that the duty applies equally to persons and organisations, all occurrences of this text have been amended to:

“Where the Local Authority requests another party work jointly in some way to benefit the person with Care and Support needs that party has a duty to co-operate with the request”.

April 2022

Caption: April 2022
   
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Safeguarding Adults Section 2, Reporting Abuse and Neglect has been updated to include information about the new digital reporting form.