Social care policies

Care Act consultation response
Response to the consultation on regulations to implement the Care Act (2014).

Communities and Local Government Committee inquiry on adult social care
The CLG Committee are looking into the financial sustainability and quality of local authority social care. We have sent them an extract from our recent report, Caring for carers of people with MND: how Government can help. (2016)

Department of Health consultation on improving support for carers
We have sent a report to Government called Caring for carers of people with MND: how Government can help, to help inform the development of its new cross-governmental carers strategy. It includes recommendations on practical support, financial support and valuing carers. (2016)

Dilnot Commission submission
Submission to the Dilnot Commission on the funding of care and support (2011).

Green Paper response
Response to the Labour Government’s green paper on social care (2009).

NICE social care quality standards consultation response
Response to the consultation by NICE on social care quality standards (2013).

Social Care Eligibility Regulations (Wales) response
Response to the consultation on Eligibility Regulations in Wales, as part of the Social Services and Wellbeing Act 2014. These describe who would and wouldn’t be eligible for local authority support to meet care needs in Wales when the Act comes into force in 2015.

Social Care charging consultation (Wales) response
Response to the consultation on Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 - Amendments to Regulations in relation to Part 4 of the Act (direct payments and choice of accommodation and Part 5 of the Act (charging and financial assessment) (2017)

Consultations on social care in Wales

The MND Association has responded to three consultations from the Welsh Government about how the Social Services and Wellbeing (Wales) Act 2014 will work when it comes into force in April 2015. The consultations cover:

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