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Adult Social Care Glossary, v 0.41

Care and support needs

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Care and support needs identified as part of a care act assessment

Proposed definition from the forthcoming revised edition of The Social Worker�s Guide to the Care Act 2014 (Critical Publishing)

A care and support need is any difficulty with the activities of daily living, maintaining independence and social interaction experienced by an adult which derives from impairment or illness, and which the individual may require help with to improve their wellbeing

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