Adult Social Care

What does it do?

Adult Care covers a wide range of support which can be provided by local councils, voluntary organisations, private companies, as well as friends and relatives.

Examples of support are:

  • Help in your home such as getting out of bed or washing
  • New skills or technology to keep you independent
  • Help with shopping
  • Residential and nursing care
  • Day opportunities
  • Equipment and adaptations to your home
  • Help with meals
  • Personal assistants
  • Support for carers