The assessment is completed by social services Afterwards, you may have a care or support plan, describing the help you will get as a carer.
The assessment will look at things like:
We’ll also look at whether you need information or training, and consider the impact caring has on your work life and leisure as well as your health and wellbeing. Before the assessment, have a think about the sort of support that would help you.
You can ask for the assessment to be carried out confidentially, at a convenient time, without the person you care for being there. You can have someone else there to support you. You should discuss this with your Care Manager. Afterwards, you’ll be given a copy of your assessment and advice on the services, information or support that could help you.