The Care Act

The Care Act 2014 came into force on 1st April 2015. The Care Act introduces a number of reforms affecting existing and new care users, their carers and families. It’s the biggest change in legislation for care and support in England for over 60 years and brings a consistent approach across the whole country. 

For more information about how the Care Act may affect you, or for information about services offered by your local council, visit

Bristol City Council –
telephone 0117 9222700

South Gloucestershire Council -
Email – go to
Telephone 01454 868007

You can also visit Wellaware – - for information on health and wellbeing services, support organisations, activities and groups in Bristol, South Gloucestershire, Bath & North East Somerset, North Somerset and Somerset.

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