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Resources for - BASW England and the Autism Alliance presents: What A Good Care Needs Assessment Looks Like: part of the Homes not Hospitals webinar series- 27.10.2020

Resources referenced in the 'Know Your Rights' webinar...

Tuesday 27th October 2020 12.30-1.30pm

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Useful Resources

Resources relating to Autistic Adults

Easy read versions

Education and Training

Guide for local authorities in England on training social care professionals

Social workers who work with, assess and commission for autistic people require additional, more specialist, knowledge and skills:

Information to support Good Care Needs assessments

Autism Alliance has produced a guide to support all health and social care professionals whilst carrying out a care needs assessment, this is compliant with all of the above legislation. This guide provides an overview of key elements to consider whilst undertaking a care needs assessment for autistic people/ND 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.

Autism Alliance - Assessment checklist guidance

Autism Alliance - Assessment checklist

Organisations that can assist