For Families and Carers : Social Care Series for Adults

Adult Social Care Series

These factsheets about adult social care explain the support different social care assessments may lead to. The factsheets break down the steps involved in requesting and preparing for different assessments and provides tools to support people to work with the local authority in planning support that meets their needs. The factsheets highlight the legal obligations local authorities have and what can be expected of them.

Factsheet 1 – Asking for a needs assessment in England
Factsheet 2 – Asking for a Carer’s Assessment in England

Adult Needs Assessments – what do you need help with?

Easy read.

 

My Needs Assessment Booklet

Easy read.

 

You can download all the Factsheets here.

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