Some people need extra care or support - practical or emotional - to lead an active life and do the everyday things that many of us take for granted. The government is working to provide a social care system that provides care for those who need it, and which enables people to retain their independence and dignity.

Detailed guides

  1. Integrated care: ask a question or make a complaint

    Explains how to ask a question or make a complaint about Monitor's integrated care licence condition. Read more

  2. Delivering better integrated care

    A summary of what delivering better integrated care means and how Monitor is supporting the sector. Read more

  3. High blood pressure: plan and deliver effective services and treatment

    Preventing people in England from developing high blood pressure (hypertension), and detecting and managing it better in those who have it. Read more

  4. Register as a children’s social care provider or manager

    Guidance for adoption agencies, fostering agencies, children’s homes, residential family centres, and residential holiday schemes for disabled children. Read more

  5. Tell HMRC if you’ve underpaid National Minimum Wage in the social care sector

    Get help to work out if you’ve underpaid your workers for sleep-in shifts and tell HM Revenue and Customs using the social care compliance scheme. Read more