Adult Social Care and Health

COVID-19 (coronavirus) guidance

Guidance on shielding - protecting the extremely vulnerable

If you, or someone you support is extremely vulnerable, there are steps you need to take in order to effectively shield yourself and others from coronavirus (COVID-19).

Visit our COVID-19: Health Advice page to find out what shielding means and who are the people who need to shield. 

Information and guidance for health and social care professionals

National Safeguarding Adults Week - 16 to 22 November 2020

Living independently

Help to stay in your own home including equipment, adaptations and devices to help with daily tasks.

Staying healthy

Advice and activities to keep you healthy and well, including local health services.

Caring for someone

Assessing needs, support in the community, respite breaks, registration for carers and other help.

Care costs and assessments

Advice on whether you will have to pay towards the cost of your care, how much that may be and other help and benefits you may be able to get.

Disability and sensory loss

Support for people with disabilities and sensory impairments, as well as learning disabilities.

Mental health and wellbeing

Useful contacts and tips to improve your mental health and wellbeing.

Older people

Local care services and support for older people, as well as advice on keeping safe and well.

Help with housing

Options for those who need extra care and support, including help to stay in your own home, supported living and care home options.

Report abuse

Who to contact if you are concerned about a child or adult.

 

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Page Last Updated:

16 November 2020