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If you think you, or someone you know, needs help to cope day to day, the first step is to get a needs assessment.

You will need to have an assessment before we can recommend services, such as:

  • equipment like a walking frame or personal alarm
  • changes to your home such as a walk in shower
  • practical help from a paid carer
  • day care for your child if either you or they are disabled
  • access to day centres and lunch clubs
  • moving to a care home

The needs assessment is free and anyone can ask for one.

Care and support includes the help given by family and friends, as well as any provided by us or other organisations.

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