Articles on Adults & Carers Support Services (114)

  1. Disabled Parking - The Blue Badge Scheme

    The Blue Badge Scheme enables people with severe mobility problems to access goods and services by allowing them to park closer to their destination. The scheme is open to eligible disabled people irrespective of whether they are a driver or passenger. For more information, please…
  2. Do you need help at home or to get out and about?

    You can hire a "personal assistant" to act as a homecare worker for you. Personal assistants can offer you all that you’ll get from an agency worker, but you’ll also get the continuity, familiarity and ongoing relationship with your assistant. However, if you employ a…
  3. Do you need help to live at home?

    If you need help around the home then please check out the options such as Technology Enabled Care (assistive technology), meal delivery services, equipment, etc...  To find out about the support that is available to you locally, please click on this sentence for further information…
  4. Do you need help with shopping?

    Shopping for food and other essential items can be very challenging when you are older or have a disability. This advice and guidance page suggests some ways to overcome these difficulties so you can get the things you need to stay well. Use your personal…
  5. Drug and Alcohol Support

    There are a number of organisations offering support to people who misuse drugs and/or alcohol and those who are affected by this addiction. Click here for further information about local drug and alcohol services. Click on the services listed on this page to find out about…
  6. Emergency Plan and Reading Carers Card

    You may be eligible for a carers card and emergency plan The Carers Card and Emergency Plan help make others aware that somebody is dependent on you. Having a carers card and emergency plan can be useful if you need support or assistance when you’re…
  7. End of life care

    End of life care should help the person you care for live as well as possible until the last years / months of their life, and to die with dignity. The people providing care should ask them about their wishes and preferences, and take these…
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