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Assessment of your care needs Further information

Further information

Further information

Carers Scotland has a factsheet (PDF) on getting assessments in Scotland.


The Community Care and Health (Scotland) Act (2002) is the legislation which sets out what social care is free of charge and what social care may be charged for.

Annex B of the Guidance on Free Personal Care in Scotland for Adults sets out what social care is free.

The information was last updated on: 26th March 2019

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