Carer’s needs assessment

As a carer, you’re entitled to a carer’s assessment, known in Scotland as an Adult Carer Support Plan. It will assess the needs you have when carrying out your caring role . The assessor will talk to you about how caring is affecting your life. They might arrange for you to have help from a care worker. Take a look at some of the useful links to get up-to-date advice and information

This library is for all carers looking after someone who is unable to care for themselves.

If you are caring for a someone with a terminal illness, it can be both rewarding and challenging. Information from Marie Curie can help you know what to expect – from day-to-day caring to looking after your own needs. Please visit our site via the useful links.

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