Social Care and Support

Social care and support are services to help you if you:

  • Need practical support because of illness or disability.
  • Care for someone receiving social care and support.

Types of social care and support include:

  • Help at home from a paid carer.
  • Meals on wheels.
  • Having your home adapted.
  • Equipment and household gadgets.
  • Personal alarms and home security systems so you can call for help (for instance, if you have a fall).
People who need services and their families.
By the local council’s social services department.