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The Care Act: Support Planning and Personal Budgets - 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 / Senior Practitioners / Senior Resource Officers
target audience
Course Types
Course categories
ESCC Assessment & Care Management
Care Act
Course description

A half day course designed to explore the Support Planning procedures in line with the Care Act legal requirements. Staff will have an opportunity to complete support planning tools with case studies or examples from your own practice.

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.

  •  Learn how to calculate and complete the Personal Budget.

  •  To increase confidence in costing and writing a support plan.

  •  To review the option of brokerage in support planning.

  •  Understand the duty to appoint independent advocacy and when it needs to be implemented.

Learning outcomes

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

  • Accurately cost a personal budget.

  • List best practice in support planning.

  • Establish the process of securing and using a direct payment.

  • Describe the role of the service placement team in commissioning services.



Additional Information

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

In addition to the courses and details listed above, 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 28 January 2022
End Date
Friday 28 January 2022
Closing Date
Thursday 27 January 2022
09:30 - 12:30
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