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Strength-based approach to assessment and eligibility

A new guide and accompanying film from the Social Care Institute for Excellence show how using a strengths-based approach in assessment should put people at the centre of understanding their own needs.

The Care Act says that professionals should “look at the person’s life, considering their needs and agreed outcomes in the context of their skills, ambitions and priorities.” This is called taking a strengths-based approach and from 1 April this becomes the law. More ...