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Adult Care and Support

Information and support to access social care and support at home

Umbrella org:
Worcestershire County Council
Area serviced:
01905 768053

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Subject Definitions

Community Care aims to provide health and social care services in the community to enable people to live as independently as possible in their own homes or in other accommodation in the community.
If there is a problem with either a persons physical or mental health this can affect their day to day lives and may mean that they are entitled to benefits as a result and further medical support.
Home Care services offer practical help and support to people at home with essential daily tasks they are unable to manage safely for themselves.
A Learning Disability is the disorder that affects the brain's ability to receive and process information. This disorder can make it problematic for a person to learn as quickly or in the same way as someone who isn't affected by a learning disability.
Services providing live-in care for people with mental health problems requiring temporary or ongoing support.