Unified Assessment Process The future gateway to support….. What is it? • Now: Social Services or Health write a care plan with you. • This tells you what support they will give you. Care Plans • Who can have a care plan depends on the “Eligibility criteria”. • These are different for different agencies • Planning is not always joined up Unified Assessment • To make sure there is better joint working • Stop having to give the same information to lots of people • Make sure those who have greatest needs get the most support Core Principles • Person Centred Approach • Involving Service Users • Involving Inter-agency and other partnerships Key Themes • Freedom to make choices • Health and safety • Ability to manage personal and other daily routines • Involvement of family and community Types of Assessment • Contact Assessment • Overview Assessment • Specialist or in depth assessment • Comprehensive assessment Who gets services? • Critical • Substantial • Moderate • Low When will this start? • Older people - already started • People with a learning disability - some areas have started, all should in next 6 months. Your Views • What is good about care planning and assessment? • What doesn’t work?