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Assessment of your care needs Why you might need it

Why you might need it

Why you might need it

You need an assessment of your care needs if you want help from your local council with care services like:

Even if you plan to arrange and pay for these services yourself, it's still a good idea to get an assessment of your care needs so that:

  • all your care needs are identified
  • you're aware of any help you can get from your local council or the NHS

The information was last updated on: 24th May 2017

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