Adult Social Care

Adult Social Care

What does it do?

The aim of Home Care is to provide practical support which will enable people to continue living in their own homes for as long as they are able. The amount of help provided depends on the needs of the individual client, who is encouraged to remain as active and independent as possible.

Who it is for?


  • Those people who are unable to cope with physical tasks due to illness or old age.
  • People who have had an operation and require rest or convalescence.
  • People with psychological or mental health problems which interfere with the ability to look after themselves or their surroundings.
  • Those with long term disabilities.
  • Carers needing support.

Where it is available?

Local service (Isle of Man).

What it costs:

This depends on your financial circumstances and will be explained by the Home Care Manager during the assessment visit

How to access or apply for it:

Anyone can make a request for home care as long as the client is aware that the referral is being made. You can contact your/the client's doctor, health visitor, social worker or ring direct to the Home Care Service on (01624) 686188.


Info last updated:

3-4 Hill Street, Douglas, Isle Of Man, IM1 1EF