Moving to adult social care

"I'll soon be an adult. I'd like to know how I can still get the care I need."

Support and guidance

Are you a teenager moving to adult care?

Take a look at our top tips for staying independent, safe, happy and healthy in your own home.

Show me how I can be an independent adult

Moving to our adult social care service may feel like a big step, but don’t worry our teams are here to help make it as easy as possible for you. There are other organisations that can help too.

Futures +

Futures+, are a social care team at the council who support young people and adults with a range of disabilities, including:

  • a learning disability
  • autism spectrum disorder
  • physical disabilities
  • sensory impairments.

Some of the key roles that the team may be able to offer you as an individual are:

  • helping individuals to prepare for their future adulthood

  • independent travel training

  • travel pass assessments

  • road safety assessments and skills training

  • life skills observations

  • mobile phone training (keeping safe)

  • helping you know what’s going on in your local area and community.

How to contact us

Please get in touch by either of the following methods and leave your details:

Connect to Support

Helping you to stay healthy, independent, and connected to your community.

Discover new groups and activities in your local area and find advice and information to support you to make choices to live the life you want to live.

Search our directory of activities, groups and events in the area - all aiming to help you stay healthy, connect with others in the area and improve your wellbeing.

Helping you get a job

A 'supported internship' helps young people aged 16-24 with a statement of SEN, or an Education, Health and Care plan. We do this by teaching you the right skills you need through learning in the workplace.

Community wellbeing teams

Our community wellbeing teams are responsible for assessing and supporting people aged 18 or over who may require care and support because of an illness or a physical or mental impairment.

How to contact us

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