Adult Social Care

What does it do?

Adult social care provides the following services to adults aged 18 and over:

  • Support to regain independent living skills.
  • Personal care in the home.
  • Equipment and adaptations to help cope with a disability or frailty.
  • Residential care – in many different types of homes.
  • Day services for social educational and work activities or to help speed recovery.
  • Payments to allow people to arrange their own care either through individual budget or direct payments.
  • Enable people to direct their own care and support needs through increasing choice and control.
  • Safeguarding Adults