Family and Carers
This section of the website is for families and carers to ensure they are up to date with the latest news and opportunities available for them.
Family and Carer News:
For the most up to date information from the Family Carer Forum please download a copy of the most recent Family Carer Forum Newsletter:
The Care and Support Jargon Buster from SCIE
This is a plain English guide to social care words and phrases. The definitions are plain English rather than legal, and were developed and tested by a steering group that included people who use services, carers, representatives from local authorities, information providers and key stakeholders from across the social care sector.
The Care and Support Jargon Buster won a Plain English Campaign Award in 2013.
The Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act, and Deprivation of Liberty Act
To ensure that you have access to information about the Mental Health Act (1983), Mental Capacity Act (2005), and Deprivation of Liberty Act (2005) we have provided links to the codes of practise below:
Making an Enquiry: