Care and support
Adult care and support in Worcestershire, care and support, assessments, housing support, care home options and other useful information.
What is adult social care?
If you or a loved one needs support with everyday tasks, social care may be right for you to provide practical support and care.
Support and guidance for people with learning disabilities and their families.
Where to get help in a crisis, mental health support services, self-help resources for you or someone you care for and guidance for drug and alcohol disorders.
Care homes and supported accommodation
What care homes and supported accommodation options are available in Worcestershire
Returning home from hospital
When leaving hospital and returning home may mean you need some extra care and support.
Care and Support living at home
Care at home (Domiciliary care)
Providing care for people in their own homes and providing a Brokerage Service to search for care and support options.
Help to stay independent and living at home
Information about equipment, technology or adjustments to your home as well as community transport, travel and help with daily tasks to live independently.
Reablement is a service provided to you at home and aims to promote and maintain your independence and reduce the need for formal care and support services.
Sensory impairment and physical disabilities
Support to stay independent, which includes information about mobility and accessibility, as well as driving and Blue Badge parking.
If your main need for care is because of your health you may be eligible for NHS "continuing healthcare" (CHC) funded support.
Employing a personal assistant
Advice and guidance for employing a personal care assistant and support for personal assistants.
Other useful information
What we do in adult social care
Guidance if you're looking for social care or support for an adult in Worcestershire.
Paying for care and support
Paying for care, calculating your care costs and support you may be eligible for towards the cost of your care.
Someone to speak up for you (advocacy)
Advocates will help support and speak up for you during assessments, care and support planning, safeguarding and reviews.
End of life care
Support available in Worcestershire if you or your family need support during end of life care.
Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS)
How people in hospitals or care homes who lack the capacity to consent to certain treatments are protected.