A carers assessment is an opportunity for you to discuss with us your needs and feelings as a carer and the support or services you need to help you continue caring.
A carers assessment will look at:
It must also look at:
It is useful to give yourself some time to think about how caring affects you. You should also think about what help would make a difference to you as a carer, in continuing in your caring role. It may be useful to write some notes for yourself, or talk to family or friends to help you think about your needs.
We will provide you with information about the assessment in advance, including a copy of the assessment and information about the type of questions you will be asked during the assessment.
You can find further information on our Support for carers pages.