Adult social care
Start here for guidance if you're looking for social care or support for an adult in 51²èÂ¥.
Get in contact to find the support you need
Support and signposting for adults including referrals for Adult Social Care.
Assessments and eligibility
If you think you or someone else may need care or support, the first step is to understand your needs and how you might get help.
What is adult social care
An overview of what social care is and the types of social care services we offer
Support to stay independent and living at home
Find out what support options are available to help you or a loved one stay independent and living at home for longer.
Care and support
Adult care and support in 51²èÂ¥, care and support, assessments, housing support, care home options, learning disabilities and safeguarding.
Care homes and supported accommodation
Information if you are considering care homes and supported accommodation options in 51²èÂ¥.
Financial Assessment (Contributing to the cost of Care)
A financial assessment will help you find out if you need to contribute to your cost of care.
How to pay for your care and support
Paying for care, calculating your care costs and support you may be eligible for towards the cost of your care.
Care and support plans
Once assessed as eligible for social care, a personalised care and support plan sets out how your care needs can be met.
Looking after someone (carer support)
Support and guidance for those who are carers or who look after and care for a family member, partner or friend.
Support and guidance for people with learning disabilities and their families.
Safeguarding and concerns about an adult
Safeguarding, those at risk from abuse and neglect, as well as reporting concerns about an adult.
Approved Mental Health Professional Service
The Approved Mental Health Professional Service is responsible for undertaking assessments under the Mental Health Act 1983 in 51²èÂ¥.
Professionals, providers and policies in Adult Social Care
Policies, strategies, support and guidance for care providers and professionals in adult social care.
Make a compliment, comment or a complaint
Make a compliment, a comment or a complaint about Adult Social Care.
Adult Social Care Local Account
Our Local Account sets out how well we are doing at meeting the needs of residents who require care and support.Â
Learn what direct payments are, how they're paid, what you can use them on and how to set them up and manage them.
Enables you to search for support or services in your area.