945A. Assessment of needs for aftercare services

Where it appears to a local authority1 that any person for whom it may provide or arrange for the provision of aftercare services2 may be in need of any such services, the authority must (1) carry out an assessment of that person's needs for those services3; and (2) having regard to the results of that assessment, decide whether his needs call for the provision by it of any such services4.

If at any time during the assessment it appears to a local authority in England that the person whose needs are being assessed is a disabled person5, and that he