Getting a needs assessment
A needs assessment is crucial to getting the care support you need. You have a right to this assessment and it's free of charge. Read our guidance for how to get one.
Methods of assessment
We explain the various methods of carrying out a needs assessment, ranging from a face-to-face, to telephone interviews and an online self-assessment.
Preparing for the needs assessment
Preparing for your needs assessment is key. We take you through the things that will be considered and how to get ready for your assessment.
We explain what it means to be a carer and the many ways that the UK’s 6.5 million carers provide help and support.
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If you care for someone, you can arrange a carer’s assessment to find out if you’re eligible for support.