Social care needs assessment

If you have a physical or mental impairment that affects your ability to live independently, you may be eligible for social care support. An assessment will be carried out to determine your needs and eligibility. Find out more here.

After the assessment

When the assessment is complete we will tell you if you have eligible needs.

You are eligible for social care if you have a physical or mental impairment or illness that significantly affects your ability to do two or more of the following

  • Manage and maintain your nutrition
  • Manage your personal hygiene
  • Manage your toilet needs
  • Make sure you are appropriately clothed
  • Use your home safely
  • Maintain a habitable home environment
  • Develop and maintain family or other personal relationships
  • Access and engage in work, training, education, or volunteering
  • Make use of facilities or services in the local community, including public transport and recreational facilities or services
  • Carry out any caring responsibilities you have for a child
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