Our aim is to support health and independence, so you can live in your home for as long as possible. We also aim to give everybody equal opportunities.
We could help you get care and support to improve your daily life.
Not everyone can get help from Adult Social Care. Find out how we decide who can get help, and how we assess you.
After you've had an assessment, if we can help with your care and support we'll write a support plan.
What happens when your care and support is reviewed, and how to request a review.
Supported living provides housing as well as care and support.
Support at home from a carer or personal assistant is known as home care. Support from other places like charities and support groups is known as community support.
How to get equipment, products and devices to help with everyday tasks like washing and dressing.
How to get a personal alarm to call for help in an emergency.
If you have a disability, illness or health condition, you might benefit from a change to your home. These changes are often called adaptations.
How to get help around the home with things like cleaning, gardening, cooking and shopping.
What to think about before you consider a care home, and the types of care homes there are. Sometimes care homes are known as nursing, residential, rest or retirement homes.
Shared lives matches you with a carer and you live together. Find out how to apply to get a shared lives carer, or how to apply to be one.
A direct payment can give you more choice and control over the care and support you get.
Keeping people safe in a hospital or care home, can sometimes involve them being restricted or restrained. This is known as being deprived of your liberty.
What it means to be a carer, and where you can get support if you look after someone.
Short term support can help you after you've been ill, or had a stay in hospital. This is sometimes known as reablement and rehabilitation. Find out about the costs, and how to ask for support.
Free bus passes, disabled parking, borrowing wheelchairs, and how to get about if you can't use public transport.
If you've had an assessment and we can help with your care and support, we'll tell you the amount of money you'll get towards this. We call this your personal budget.
The cost of care and support depends on the care provider, the type of care you need and how much money you have.
Get in touch with one of our teams for help and information.
We'd like to hear from you if you're happy or unhappy with an Adult Social Care service.
You can still get help to pay for a care home if you own a property.
The cost of a care home depends on the care provider, the type of care you need and how much money you have.
When you plan your care and support for now or the future, it may help to speak to a qualified Independent Financial Adviser.
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