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The Care Act: An Introduction and Overview - Covid19 Interim Training Programme

Distance Learning , Online learning
Admin Contact
Adult Social Care Training Mailbox (
Target Audience
Assessment & Care Management / East Sussex Healthcare Trust (ESHT) / HSCC - Customer Access Advisors (CAA) / HSCC - Team Leaders (TL) / Occupational Therapists / Occupational Therapy Assistants / Practice Managers / Senior Practitioners / Senior Resource Officers
target audience
Course Types
Course categories
ESCC Assessment & Care Management
Care Act
Course description

This course is designed to give Adult Social Care staff an overview of the key duties of the Care Act and an understanding of how this is applied in East Sussex.

The course is suitable for: Contact and Assessment Teams; Occupational Therapy Teams; Neighbourhood Support Teams; Mental Health and Learning Disability Teams; Transition Teams, Hospital Teams, Sensory Teams, Reviewing teams, Health and Social Care Connect (HSCC), Occupational Therapy Teams (OT), Neighbourhood Support Teams (NST), Crisis Response Nurses (CR Nurses).

Once your place on this event has been confirmed, you will receive a separate email with a link to the Microsoft Teams meeting. Please note this email will be sent from the East Sussex Learning Portal. please make sure you check your Spam/Junk folders for this email.

The link to join the training will be sent one week before the day of the event.

Please read the attached document "Attending Online Training" before joining the course.

This is a remotely delivered course and delegates should therefore ignore any map or venue information.


Training objectives

  • To explore the key duties and responsibilities of the Care Act.

  • To develop an understanding of the Care Act, its principles, values and the national context.

  • To become familiar with the various tools used within the Care Act pathway.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this session it is anticipated you will be able to:

  • Discuss and name the stages of the Care Act pathway in East Sussex.

  • Name the tools used for applying the Care Act including the Resource Allocation System (RAS) and application of eligibility criteria.

  • Recognise and describe the importance of reablement within the context of the Care Act.


Additional Information

If you are unsure if you should attend this course please contact:

In addition to this course there will be opportunities for team based workshops on several topics at regular intervals throughout the year. Please contact to arrange team based workshops.

Start Date
Friday 21 January 2022
End Date
Friday 21 January 2022
Closing Date
Thursday 20 January 2022
09:30 - 12:30
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