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Adult with care and support needs

Definition or reference in Statutory Guidance
Care and Support Statutory Guidance, Annex J (Glossary)
Department of Health and Social Care

A person over the age of 18 years who has a need for care and support (see below). Depending on the context, this could be an adult receiving a particular care and support service, or an adult who has such needs but are not receiving a service (for example, someone coming forward for an assessment).

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