A review is a re-assessment of your support needs. Adult social care aims to review your care and support regularly. You can also ask for a review any time your situation has changed.
Social workers review your situation to make sure that you are getting the right support to meet your needs. Your needs may change (you may have more or less care and support needs). New services and technology may give you more independence and improve your wellbeing.
A social worker will usually arrange to visit you at home. If you want, you can invite other people who help look after you to the review. Sometimes, instead of visiting you, we may contact you by telephone or ask you to fill in a review form and send it back to us.
The social worker will look, with you, at:
You can ask an advocate to come to your review, to help you get your point across.
After your review, you and the social worker may need to write a new support plan, with new outcomes.
Your care and support can change as your situation changes. You may need more, less or different care and support. This can change how much you need to pay.