Adult care and wellbeing

We want you to stay independent for as long as possible. 

We can give you information and advice about support and services in your local community to improve your quality of life to help prevent your care needs increasing.  


About our services

We have a short video called 'Your Care Journey' that explains our services and processes.

How prevention services can help you

Prevention services are part of our universal offer. This offer is available to all Derbyshire residents and includes:

If you need more intensive care or support

For more intensive care and support you can contact Call Derbyshire tel: 01629 533190 email: contact.centre@derbyshire.gov.uk. Our trained staff can offer advice and support. If they feel you meet the eligibility criteria for services, they'll pass your details onto an assessment worker local to you. 

Your options and our processes

We have information that will help you access our services and explain the eligibility criteria and getting an assessment.

If you are assessed as needing funded care services you will be given a personal budget to help pay for what you need. 

You will have a support plan that details your eligible and ineligible needs and how they will be met.

Most people are required to make a contribution to their care costs. Your adult care worker will be able to explain more about this so you can find out more about:

  • Paying for non-residential care − such as home care and day care
  • Paying for residential care − such as a care home or nursing home. 

Carers support

A carer is someone who provides unpaid support to a family member or friend who couldn't manage without that support.  

All carers are entitled to a carers assessment, which can be offered separately, or as part of the assessment of the person you care for. Our carers information includes:

Transition into adulthood

Transition services will help you move from children's to adult services. It will help introduce you to new workers and provide support to ensure the transition is positive, well planned and gives you choice and control over how you want to live your life.

Keeping people safe

If you're concerned that a vulnerable adult may be experiencing, or be at risk of, neglect or abuse please ring 999 in an emergency. If you'd like to report or discuss your concerns please ring Call Derbyshire tel: 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.

Complaint, comment or compliment

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

Consultations

If we ever plan to make changes to our services, we'll hold consultations with the public. To view any current consultations and to get involved, visit the have your say section of this website.

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)

Also on our website

Information on other websites

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