Parent/Carer Rights: A Guide for Parents

There have been recent changes to the law relating to carers in England and Wales.

Carers’ rights in England are set out in the Children and Families Act 2014, which came into force on 1st April 2016.

For information on the law which applies in England, see:

In Wales, carers’ rights are governed by the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014, which came into force on 6th April 2016.

For information on the law applicable in Wales, see: