My mother lives in her own house over an hour from where I live. She is 90 and is virtually house bound with some mobility problems and other health issues. Her sister, who is 87 and has late stage dementia, recently moved out of her own house when it was burgled and now seems to have settled at my mum's house with no signs of wanting to go back home (which is a good thing, as it was squalid). Understandably, my mother isn't coping very well but has refused any help up to now, other than me visiting and doing some shopping once or twice a week. After another mini-crisis with her sister today, she seems to have finally caved in and has agreed to me bringing someone in to discuss the situation and offer advice and support. It seems there are several options when it comes to who could carry out a care assessment for them. Do they each need a separate assessment? Who would be best to contact first?