Services - Adult Carer Assessment and Support Plan
In order to better understand how caring is impacting on you, we would encourage you to complete an Adult Carer Assessment and Support Plan (ACASP). You can download the form by clicking the link below. Once you have completed the form, it should be emailed to email@example.com or, if you would prefer, print it and send it to us at:
84 Dumbarton Road
Contact details can also be found on the ACASP document
Who qualifies for an Adult Carer’s Assessment and Support Plan?
Anyone who is providing care for a friend or relative or is intending to provide care, regardless of how many hours this is for. The person that you care for must live in the West Dunbartonshire area. However, you do not need to be in receipt of Carers’ Allowance and you do not need to live with the person that you care for.
Guidance to help you complete the form is available below:
Why is it important?
The purpose of the ACASP is to allow you the opportunity to think about and discuss how caring is impacting you, and what help you may need with caring, including maintaining your own health and balancing other commitments such as work. The information you provide can help identify what support we may be able to offer you.
If you would prefer some assistance with completing the ACASP, our team are happy to help. You can contact us on 0141 941 1550 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can hear more about the ACASP by watching this information video:
A Word Document version of the ACASP form is available upon request.
You can read more about the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 at https://www.gov.scot/Topics/Health/Support-Social-Care/Unpaid-Carers/Implementation/Carers-scotland-act-2016