carer assessment

carer assessment

A carer’s assessment, under the Carers and Disabled Children Act 2000, which formally acknowledges the carer’s contribution as a partner in the caring process. It determines the carer’s own support needs, so that they can continue to contribute if possible, and sets out a contingency plan.
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It also said both the Trust and Gwynedd Council should review arrangements for undertaking carer assessment and that community groups are provided with guidance on protecting vulnerable adults.
The review will also consider the findings from inquiries already under way, including the Queensland Family and Child Commissions review of information sharing across agencies, the foster carer assessment and approval process, and the review of the blue card system.
Therefore, an important aspect of any carer assessment would be to explore an individual's willingness to engage in such a training programme, their openness to learning and their ongoing development.
Contract notice: Approved provider list for the provision of fostering and kinship carer assessments in worcestrshire.
In 2013-14, a total of 370,000 carer assessments were carried out.
The time to install aids and adaptations has reduced to below seven days and carer assessments were provided to 80.
While carer assessments have always included a safety assessment, which has included compliance with smoke alarms laws and regulations for example, this new program takes home safety one step further.