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. Sickle cell and thalassaemia screening: community outreach good practice

    Advice for people who commission, fund, deliver and evaluate health outreach programmes. Read more

  2. 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

  3. Delivering better integrated care

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

  4. 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

  5. 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