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Care and support for adults

Our new Your Life, Your Way website provides advice on how to:

  • get active and stay healthy to maintain your independence

  • live your life the way you want to, with specialist equipment and access to care appropriate to your current and future care needs

  • get the help you need, both in the community and within our specialist services.

On our Your Life, Your Way website:

Staying independent

  • Stay active and healthy - learn how to keep active, eat well and look after yourself.

  • Remain in your own home - find out how to stay safe in your home and how to adapt it to suit your needs.

  • Equipment - find out what aids you could use to help you to be more independent.

  • Going into hospital - get tips on how to prepare.

  • Shared lives - learn about living with a shared lives carer.

Learn more about staying independent

Accessing adult care

  • Adult care and support - what is available and having a needs assessment to access it.

  • Paying for your care - the cost of our services, financial assessments, personal budgets and self-funding.

  • Moving to adult social care - what you can expect to happen when your support changes from children's services to adult services.

  • Getting help while in prison - accessing support while in prison and when you leave.

Find out how to access adult care

Caring for someone

  • Adult carers - learn how to access support and look after yourself.

  • Younger carers - help and guidance to support you while you carry out this important role.

  • Shared lives carers - find out how you can help change the life of an adult with a care need and how to apply.

Get help while caring for someone

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