Policy paper

Draft Care and Support Bill

Draft of the bill creating a single law for adult care and support, focusing on prevention and the needs and goals of people requiring care.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Documents

Draft Care and Support Bill

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Government response to Law Commission report 326 on adult social care

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Details

The draft Care and Support Bill creates a single law for adult care and support, replacing more than a dozen different pieces of legislation.

It aims to transform the social care system to focus on prevention and the needs and goals of people requiring care. It also includes a number of health measures, including the law needed to establish Health Education England and the Health Research Authority.

The bill provides the legal framework for putting into action some of the main principles of the white paper, ‘Caring for our future: reforming care and support.

Impact assessments

Proposals for creation of Health Research Authority - impact assessment

Proposals for creation of Health Education England - impact assessment

Published 11 July 2012