Community care services

Information about the community social care and specialist services available for people who have a range of different care needs. These services can help you, or the person you care for. Includes informationĀ about other agencies and voluntary organisations that also provide support.

Call 03456 08 12 06 if you're experiencing personal or family problems that reach a crisis at nights, weekends or bank holidays orĀ to ask for an assessment for community care services like care at home, occupational therapy or care management.

Services for older people

Information on care and support at home, community alarm, telecare, meals at home, day centres, adaptations for your home, care options and welfare benefits.

Services for people with a learning disability

Information on the community care assessment and community learning disability team. Find out about Asperger's syndrome and autism spectrum disorder.

Services for people experiencing mental health difficulties

Information on the community care assessment and who to contact.

Services for people with problems as a result of drug or alcohol use

Information on the community substance misuse team, community substance misuse care manager service, self help groups, community and residential rehabilitation, help with finding and keeping a job and needle exchanges.

Services for people with a physical disability

Information on occupational therapy, respite care and short breaks, day centres, care and support at home, training and employment and the blue badge scheme.

Services for children and young people with a disability

Find out about our Children and Families team and the support they can give to children or young people who have a disability and their families.

Services for people with sensory impairment

Information on visual impairment services, hearing loss services and deafblindness services.

Out of hours emergency service

This service is available to help anyone experiencing personal or family problems that reach a crisis at nights, weekends or bank holidays.

Services for people with acquired brain injuries

Find out about the social care, health and rehabilitation services. Includes information on voluntary organisations who provide specialist support.

Services for people requiring palliative care

Find out about the social care, home care and specialist services to help people with a life threatening illness, or their families. Includes information about palliative care.

Services for people affected by domestic abuse

Information on the help and support available, how to keep yourself safe, types of domestic abuse behaviour and domestic abuse refuges.

Services for people with dementia

Information about dementia, assessment of needs and who to contact.

Occupational therapy service

Find out about how we can help you live independently. Includes information on equipment and adaptations that can help you, or your carer, with everyday tasks.

Employability service

A confidential service for people with disabilities and health related conditions, supporting you to achieve your employment goals.

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