Where do I start?

"I want to remain as independent as I can, for as long as I can."

Where do I start?

Adult Social Care is about supporting adults of all ages, disabilities and backgrounds to live happy and fulfilling lives.

We understand that for most people, staying independent is important for ensuring that you live a happy and fulfilling life.

Helping you keep your independence

There are many things you can do to keep your independence, both at home and when you are out and about. This might be changing the way you do something or by trying something new.

Whatever your age or ability there are things you can do to remain healthy, independent and safe:

Small changes can make a big difference.

Arranging adult social care

If you're unable to find ways to support yourself independently, you may benefit from further support from our adult social care team.

Social care supports adults of all ages, abilities and backgrounds enabling them to live happy and fulfilling lives, mainly through support at home and in the community.

If you have tried ways to stay independent and still need further support, the first step is to contact us for a conversation.

Support for teenagers moving to adult social care

If you are aged 17 or under and currently receive services from us, these are provided by our children’s social care teams.

From age 18 onwards, any services you qualify for, will be provided by our adult social care team.