how needs are assessed

Discuss news stories and political issues that affect carers.
This next link is fairly lengthy but contains so much information that many here will find it interesting to say the least. ... n-the.html

Case study half way down....lady doubly incontinent receiving only ONE shower a week.

Details of how category for care services is assessed.

This next link states how each council applies the rules. ... extra.html

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None of my councils (Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland) are in the list - they all start at Substantial, although only Leicester started out that way - the others hopped on from Moderate this year.
oh dear, its critical only for us (bexley)

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September 2007

Another local council, Harrow, has tightened its criteria so that only adults with “critical needsâ€Â