Having first carers assessment since pam diagnosed with vasc. dem. on Monday, have had carers assesments before wife had dementia diagnosed because of her other health probs. We presently get no outside help, I am her full time carer (I retired june 2014,) I am 62, on carers allowance pam on state pension and DLA middle rate, I have very small private pension, advice on best way forward with carers ass. on Monday would be welcome, I am sure there are carers out there with more exp. than I,thankyou in advance.