As a carer you have the right to:
- A carers assessment
- Access to a self carers assessment
- A market of services to support you
- Advocacy services
You or someone else can ask your local carers centre to visit you to carry out a carers assessment or they are accessible from social services on 01217048007.
If you have already had a carers assessment, you can request to have it reviewed if you feel that your needs or circumstances have changed.
Care Act Factsheet
Carers UK looking after someone guide.