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Am I entitled to a Young Carer’s Assessment?

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Yes, if you are a young carer, you are entitled to a young carer’s needs assessment.

Section 4 of the Carers and Direct Payments Act (NI) 2002 and Article 17A of the Children (NI) Order 1995 are legal documents which state that if you provide or intend to provide a substantial amount of care on a regular basis for an adult (such as a parent), your local Health and Social Care (HSC) Trust must carry out a carer’s assessment.

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