National Care Forum


Member log in

Join NCF

...promoting quality care through the not-for-profit care sector for over 20 years

HomeAboutQuality FirstMembersEventsForumsNewsData ProtectionPartnersSurveysOutstandingSuppliersNCF Calendar

Back to news

MASTERCLASS: Applying the Care Act 2014

16 March 2018

Making legally literate decisions about personal budgets

Friday 16 March 2018
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

With councils under pressure to drive down the cost of care packages, social workers can be placed in circumstances where application of the legal rules and professional judgement is compromised – as evidenced in recent High Court and Court of Appeal decisions and findings of maladministration by the Ombudsman. This masterclass will enable participants to consider what can be learned from these cases, including both successful and unsuccessful challenges to reductions to an individual’s care package, and to improve their ability to apply the Care Act and the statutory guidance in a legally literate way - by utilising the approach set out in The Social Worker’s Guide to the Care Act 2014.

A 20% discount is available to NCF members by quoting ref: hcuk20ncf  when booking.(*Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.  Full T&Cs available upon request.)

For further information and to book your place visit or email

National Care Forum, 3 The Quadrant, Coventry, CV1 2DY | Tel: 024 7624 3619 | Email:
Copyright National Care Forum 2018

Developed by C4 Multimedia

registered address: National Care Forum, 3 The Quadrant, Coventry, CV1 2DY
A not-for-profit company limited by guarantee registered in England No. 4668278
Tel: 024 7624 3619 | Email:

Developed by C4 Multimedia