Once we have assessed your needs, we will then decide if you are eligible to receive care and support from us. We use national rules (called the Eligibility Regulations) to decide if you have any eligible care and support needs. Care and support to meet these needs makes sure you are safe, and that you are able to maintain your independence.
Your social care worker will consider whether you can do things such as
Your social care worker will then decide how your care and support needs affect your wellbeing, including your mental, physical and emotional wellbeing.
Your wellbeing includes
We don’t take into account any help provided by a carer, or your ability to contribute towards the cost of your care and support, at this stage. We will look at how your needs will change over time.
You may have had care and support needs in the past that you don’t have now, but may have again in future. You may have good or bad days, or you may find it more difficult to do things at different times, such as caring for a child during school holidays.
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