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Help for adults in the community

You may need social care services if you are older, disabled or ill. You may need help to manage your affairs or you might be a carer helping someone else.

These pages explain how you can find out how to access the services which could help you and also tell you about how your rights are protected.

Social care and support

Information on social care services, including community care assessments for services and which services may be charged for.

Protection of adults at risk of harm

Information about what can be done to protect adults at risk of harm, including court protection orders.

Managing affairs for someone else

Information on the different ways of managing someone's affairs, what it involves and the types of power of attorney that are available.

Website about free personal and nursing care

Link to information leaflet outlining eligibility and the provision of free personal and nursing care.