On 23rd October 2014, the government issued its Statutory Guidance explaining how the Care Act 2014 will work. Under this Act, many carers will receive new rights to assessments and support, which The Carers Centre hopes will bring about a 'sea change' in the way carers are supported.
The full guidance is over 500 pages long. A copy is available here
There is an 'easy read' version which gives the main points from the guidance. click here