Know your rights campaigning guides
We have produced a series of guides about ensuring your rights to receive social care are protected.
Download the guides below to find out more.
Know your rights – what is a consultation?
This guide explains what a consultation is, when they are held, what they look like and how to respond
Know your rights – day services
This guide looks at why day services are important, what changes have happened in recent years, and what the responsibilities are of local authorities
Know your rights – eligibility for care & support
This guide looks at what the eligibility criteria is for receiving care and support, what the new national standard is, and how local authorities apply the eligibility threshold
Know your rights - short breaks
Find out what a short break is, about the eligibility assessment, what to do if your support has been cut, and how to find out if short breaks are available
Know your rights – the Care Act
Find out what the Care Act 2014 is, about the wellbeing principle, personal budgets and direct payments, and information about advocacy and carers
Know your rights - assessments (easy read)
This easy read guide looks at the rights of people with a learning disability when being assessed for social care