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Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria

General Info – COUNTY HALL

http://www.leics.gov.uk/index/social_services/asc_support/asc_general_info/asc_getting_support/asc_eligibility.htm

What is it?

For short term reablementservices we will provide you with support if your needs are assessed as being 'moderate', 'critical' or 'substantial'.  For ongoing longer term support we will provide you with support if your needs are assessed as being 'critical' or 'substantial

Remember we will also need to work out if you will have to pay towards the cost of your support, by doing a financial assessment.

Your need is critical when:

·    life is, or will be, threatened; and/or

·    significant health problems have developed or will develop; and/or

·    there is, or will be, little or no choice and control over vital aspects of the immediate environment; and/or

·    serious abuse or neglect has occurred or will occur; and/or

·    there is, or will be, an inability to carry out vital personal care or domestic routines; and/or

·    vital involvement in work, education or learning cannot or will not be sustained; and/or

·    vital social support systems and relationships cannot or will not be sustained; and/or

·    vital family and other social roles and responsibilities cannot or will not be undertaken.

Your need is substantial when:

·    there is, or will be, only partial choice and control over the immediate environment; and/or

·    abuse or neglect has occurred or will occur; and/or

·    there is, or will be, an inability to carry out the majority of personal care or domestic routines; and/or

·    involvement in many aspects of work, education or learning cannot or will not be sustained; and/or

·    the majority of social support systems and relationships cannot or will not be sustained; and/or

·    the majority of family and other social roles and responsibilities cannot or will not be undertaken.

Your need is moderate when:

·    there is, or will be, an inability to carry out several personal care or domestic routines; and/or

·    involvement in several aspects of work, education or learning cannot or will not be sustained; and/or

·    several social support systems and relationships cannot or will not be sustained; and/or

·    several family and other social roles and responsibilities cannot or will not be undertaken.

Your need is low when:

·    there is, or will be, an inability to carry out one or two personal care or domestic routines; and/or

·    involvement in one or two aspects of work, education or learning cannot or will not be sustained; and/or

·    one or two social support systems and relationships cannot or will not sustained; and/or

·    one or two family and other social roles and responsibilities cannot or will not be undertaken.