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Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014

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29Combining needs assessments and other assessments

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(1)Where a person who appears to need support as a carer also appears to have needs for care and support in his or her own right, a local authority may combine a needs assessment for that person under section 24 with a needs assessment for that person under section 19 or 21.

(2)A local authority may carry out a needs assessment for a person at the same time as it or another body carries out another assessment under any enactment in relation to that person.

(3)For the purposes of subsection (2)—

(a)the local authority may carry out the other assessment on behalf of or jointly with the other body, or

(b)if the other body has already arranged for the other assessment to be carried out jointly with another person, the local authority may carry out the other assessment jointly with the other body and that other person.

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