The Care Act 2014 set out a new national framework for providing care and support services, including a National Minimum Eligibility Threshold (N-MEC), from 1st April 2015.

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea are proposing to continue to provide services that not only meets, but exceeds, this minimum statutory requirement. In order to do this the Council must consult with and take into account the views of residents, adult social care customers and key partner agencies. Anyone wishing to take part in the consultation can do so by visiting