The Care Act - have your say

We want you to have your say on the Care Act, to help us ensure our services meet your needs.

Check our Care Act Engagement Plan(pdf, 455KB) for upcoming consultations and engagement events.

Ongoing consultations

The Department of Health has launched the latest national consultation on the draft regulations and guidance needed to introduce the cap on care costs. It also covers proposals for a new appeals system.

To find out more about the consultation and submit your response, please visit the Department of Health website.

The consultation will close on Monday 30 March at 11.45 pm.

Previous consultations

We have asked for your feedback on topics related to the Care Act:

Previous events

Healthwatch event  - 21 January 2015

Healthwatch Richmond hosted a public event on behalf of the Council, as part of our local engagement programme. The event offered an opportunity for local people to learn more about the Care Act and to discuss prevention, information and advice and the changes to charging arrangements for 2015.

We will publish a report from the event on this page.

Healthwatch event - 31 July 2014

Healthwatch Richmond hosted a public event on behalf of the Council, as part of our Department of Health Consultation programme. The event offered an opportunity for local people to learn more about the Care Act and have discuss the topic in groups.

We have published our response to some of the questions asked at the event.

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For any questions or comments about The Care Act, email us at thecareact@richmond.gov.uk.

Updated: 12 June 2017