If you or a loved one can no longer manage at home, then a care home may be the best option. You can arrange this by:
- contacting a care home of your choice that you can afford to pay for privately
- calling the Adult Social Care helpdesk on 023 9268 0810
If you decide to go through Adult Social Care, you'll need to be assessed. This is so we can see if there's anything we can do to help you stay independent in the community. If there isn't, we'll support your move into residential care.
Anyone can ask for an assessment. There's more information on our 'Getting an assessment' page.
Whether you have to pay for your care depends on your finances and savings. Read the 'Paying for care' page for more information.