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Social care - integration of care and health services Duty

A local authority must exercise its functions under this Part with a view to ensuring the integration of care and support provision with health provision and health-related provision where it considers that this would—
(a) promote the well-being of adults in its area with needs for care and support and the well-being of carers in its area,
(b) contribute to the prevention or delay of the development by adults in its area of needs for care and support or the development by carers in its area of needs for support, or
(c) improve the quality of care and support for adults, and of support for carers, provided in its area (including the outcomes that are achieved from such provision.
24 Jul 2015
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