Social care and support guideCare services, equipment and care homes
Free services and help with the costs of social care and support.
Includes chairs and toilet seats, hand rails, kitchen implements and clothing.
Includes fall alert pendants, location trackers, home security and assistive technology.
Includes ramps, grab rails, stair lifts, bath lifts and walk-in showers.
Help with costs and how to get walking sticks, frames and other mobility aids.
Ways of getting out and about and help with travel costs, including Blue Badge parking.
Help at home from a paid carer with tasks like getting washed and dressed and using the toilet.
Alternatives to care homes if you can no longer live in your own home.
Includes residential and nursing care homes, paying for care homes and how to choose a care home.
A less formal, more flexible and sometimes cheaper alternative to care homes.
Adults with learning disabilities or mental health problems and approved carers living together.