This webinar will include information and resources for people, families and social workers about the key elements to consider whilst undertaking a care needs assessment for autistic people and references the law under the Autism Act 2009, the Care Act 2014 statutory guidance, Chapter 6: Assessment and Eligibility as well as other relevant legislation.

This webinar will:

  • Increase knowledge and understanding of the law and how it applies in relation to care needs assessments
  • Explore the barriers and challenges to rights being recognised and upheld
  • Consider the learning and development needs of social workers and what is required to ensure they have the skills, knowledge and capability to uphold the rights of autistic people and people with learning disabilities.

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