Carers’ Assessments in England

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A factsheet for parents

This factsheet provides an overview of carers’ assessments for parents and carers of disabled children living in England. The law in this area is complicated and this short guide gives you an idea of your rights. If you would like more detailed information, please see our Social Care in England: A Guide for Parents.

Key points

  • Am I a carer?
  • What is a carer’s assessment?
  • Can I have a carer’s assessment?
  • How do I ask for a carer’s assessment?
  • Will I be charged for any services I receive?
Factsheet - Carers Assessments in England - Cerebra the charity for children with brain conditions
First published 2017. This edition 2017. Review date 2020.

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