Carers and Disabled Children Act 2000

This was an ACT set up in July 2000 to help make provision about the assessment of carers’ needs, provide a method for the making of payments to carers and disabled children aged 16 or 17 in lieu of services not provided, and sign post services to help carer.

The 12 section of the Carers and Disabled Children Act 2000 are as follows with full description provide here Carers and Disabled Children Act 2000

1. Right of carers to assessment.

2. Services for carers.

3. Vouchers.

4. Assessments and services for both carer and person cared for.

5. Direct payments.

6. Assessments: persons with parental responsibility for disabled children.

7. Vouchers, and direct payments to disabled children and persons with parental responsibility for them.

8. Charging.

9. Minor and consequential amendments.

10. Financial provision.

11. Interpretation and regulations.

12. Short title, commencement and extent.