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Needs assessment by social services
We can assess people over 18 who have, or appear to have, an illness or a disability and may benefit from receiving care services.
In an assessment, you say what you would like to be able to do, what you have difficulty doing and what help you need.
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Asking for a needs assessment
You or someone on your behalf (such as a doctor, nurse or therapist) can contact the customer services centre to ask for an assessment. They will explain to you what a needs assessment entails. Alternatively, if you are already known to social care services you can ask for a re-assessment, for example if you think your needs have changed.
Needs assessment by social services - frequently asked questions