Services for older people
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Information to help you find and exercise choice and control over the care services you use.
There are number of independent agencies who provide care that the local authority has approved and use depending on the need of the person.
What is a community alarm? A Community Alarm is a special pendant which you wear on the wrist or neck which enables you to call for help in an emergency,
Day centres which provide a range of activities and facilities for groups of people. Places at a day centre are usually allocated following an assessment
If you live in London and you have an eligible disability, you can apply for a disabled Freedom Pass.
Freedom Passes for older people gives you free travel on almost all public transport in London.
The home assessment scheme is designed to carry out an assessment to determine individuals who may need help overcome any difficulties with ...
Help and advice to help you keep warm and safe during cold weather.
The Mobile Meals service delivers meals to older or vulnerable people in their own homes on a short or long term basis according to need.
A direct payment is a cash payment allowing clients to buy their own support instead of Social Services providing it. The money can be used to ...
The adult protection procedure aims to provide a system that can be used to report situations where it is suspected, alleged or known that a vulnerable
Residential or nursing home for elderly people and people with disabilities who are unable to manage at home.
Mental Health Officers (MHOs) are specially trained Local Authority social workers who support people with mental health problems who ...
Needs assessment is a programme carried out by the local authority to try to establish the needs of an individual who requires help from ...