Information about a care and support assessment
A plain English guide to the most commonly used social care words and phrases and what they mean.
A Guide that provides information about Care Homes in Bath and North East Somerset.
Information on what eligible care and support needs are?
Information on the various ways that care and support can be paid for.
An outline of what a care and support assessment is.
An outline of what a carers' assessment is.
Deciding to make the move into a care home is a big decision. There are a lot of things to think about all at once, and it can be difficult to know what questions to ask or how to quickly judge a really good care home.
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Care and support can mean anything from help with washing, dressing or eating to getting out and about, getting back into education or keeping in touch with friends and family. This page has lots of links to many of your care and support needs.
A guide on how much your care will cost
A calculator to see what benefits you may be eligible to
Health information using simple words and pictures
Ergsy provides free videos on subjects relevant to the over 60s on subjects including Health, Legal, Money and Welfare and Care
NHS Guidance on fall prevention
For people who is unable to get to their local branch or mobile library.
A booklet with support groups & activities in Bath & North East Somerset
Information for Gypsy, Traveller and Roma communities about registering with a GP.
Guides and factsheets to help you boost your income, find the care you need, remain independent, choose the right place to live, stay connected with others, and more.
Information for people who employ their own care and support staff, for example using a direct payment
The Making it Real Markers for Change describe what people should expect from their support if it is truly personalised
Produces a range of publications, including reports, briefings and information booklets. Most can be downloaded for free. For example, typing in 'depression' in the keyword search brings up lots of information from identifying symptoms to ways to help feel better.
Factsheets to help people use IT to address their needs.
A calculator to see how much pension you should receive
Information on personal budgets.
RetireEasy is the UK's most powerful independent retirement planning tool - it's easy to use and lets you take control of your finances.
Sexual Health information for older people from Age UK
Society of later life advisers
A guide to mobile phones for people with sight loss.
Benefit and grant search
Bath and North East Somerset Community Health and Care Services
The Wellbeing College offers a range of courses which are aimed at improving the wellbeing, health and happiness of people living in Bath and North East Somerset.
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