Adult care and wellbeing

We want you to live independently for as long as possible by helping you to stay healthy and make the most of opportunities in your local area.

Services to help you maintain your independence

Our prevention services help you live independently and keep safe and well. They aim to help you avoid unnecessary hospital stays and get back to your own home as soon as possible. Prevention services include practical help, information and advice.

Information and advice service

This section of our website and the publications we have available will help you:

If you come across any words or phrases relating to care and support that you are not familiar with, these jargon busters may have explanations:

Our publications

We provide leaflets to view or download in standard and easy-read format and as signed videos on this website. Printed copies can be picked up from our office receptions, health and wellbeing zones and some other public buildings.

We also provide a number of factsheets about our services. These are available on our website or you can call into one of our offices and ask for a copy to be printed for you.

Adult Social Care: Choice Framework

The Department of Health Adult Social Care: Choice Framework (opens in a new window) sets out the different choices that people are able to make in relation to their health and social care.

Keeping People Safe

If you are concerned that a vulnerable adult may be experiencing, or be at risk of, neglect or abuse please ring 999 in an emergency. If you would like to discuss your concerns please ring Call Derbyshire on 01629 533190.

Our Safer Derbyshire website (opens in a new window) has lots of information about keeping people safe and the range of help and support available. Also see our leaflet 'Keeping People Safe.'

Complaint, comment or compliment

If you have a complaint, comment or compliment about our services then please see our complaints process.

Related documents

The following documents are in Portable Document Format (PDF). You can download software to view PDF documents for free from the Adobe website (opens in a new window)

Information on other websites

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