FAQ Category: Carer Assessment

Assessments for Parents of Children With Additional Needs

If you are caring for a disabled child your needs should be taken into account as part of the Children’s Assessment Framework. For those parent carers who meet the criteria for the Children’s Integrated Disability…

What is a What Matters Conversation?

Following changes to Legislation in 2015, a Carers Needs Assessment became known as a What Matters Conversation. The Local Authority implements a proportional assessment to an individual, which explores needs in line with the Social…

What Is a One To One Visit?

A one to one visit offers carers an opportunity to discuss their caring role in a comfortable environment. The NEWCIS Wellbeing Officer is there to support you and offer information. They will be able to…

What is a Carers Need Assessment?

A carer assessment is not about judging the way you are caring for someone but about looking at what support you may need. Carer assessments apply to carers of any age and must include: whether…