What does it do?
The assessment will help you and your worker jointly decide what help you need and what help the person you look after needs (if you are having a joint assessment).
The assessment of your needs as a carer can include many areas depending on your age and needs and those of the person you look after. The areas of an assessment can include:
- Your role as a carer
- Your health and wellbeing
- Practical matters
- Work, learning and leisure
- The future
Who it is for: The service is for carers in the Cumbria area.
Where it is available:Local service covering: Allerdale, Barrow-in-Furness, Carlisle, Copeland, Eden, South Lakeland (Cumbria).
What it costs:The assessment is free.
How to access or apply for it:
Casework, advocacy & support, Care, Information & options appraisal, Independent living, Casework, Support for carers, Health & wellbeing, Care options appraisal
Info last updated:01/06/2011.