Independent Support Fact Sheet #9: Duties to parent carers

Written by Independent SupportDate 18 Aug 2014

Independent Support have produced a series of fact sheets as part of the training provided to Independent Supporters. 

This fact sheet looks at the rights of parent carers to assessments and entitlement to support and services arise out of a number of different regulations and statutory guidance, including under Part 3 of the Children Act 1989 and the Care Act 2014. It also highlights the fact that some of these are not yet in force and points out that some of the existing duties will be repealed.