Factsheet: Carers’ Assessments in Wales for parent/carer of children with a learning disability


This factsheet aims to provide an overview of carers’ assessments for parents and carers of disabled children living in Wales. The law in this area is complicated and this factsheet has been written simply to give you and idea of your rights. If you’d like more detailed information, please see our guide Social Care in Wales: A guide for parents.

Key Points:

  • Am I a carer?
  • What is a carer’s assessment?
  • Can I have a care’s assessment?
  • How do I ask for a carer’s assessment?
  • Will I be charged for any services I receive?
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First published 2017. This edition 2017. Review date 2020.

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