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Explains your rights to social care, and how this differs from healthcare. Includes information on eligibility, needs assessments, financial assessments, and how local authorities may meet your needs.
If you have a mental health problem, sometimes you might need health or social care support. It's important to know that you have rights about the health and social care support you receive.
This information was published in February 2018. We will revise it in 2020.
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