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Health & social care

On this page you can find links to information about care and support for adults and about the Council's public health responsibilities. Information about care services for children is in the Children and Families section of the website. Our most popular pages in this section are shown below and a complete list is available in the area to the left.


Care and support for adults

Information on how we arrange support for people who have a disability or a long-term illness, and how we aim to make sure that people are in control of their own support arrangements:


Safeguarding adults

Find information, advice and details on how to report abuse where it concerns an adult :


Public health

Local authorities are responsible for many factors that contribute to health and wellbeing. These include education, housing, planning and environment which align well with the new public health functions and responsibilities :


Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA)

(JSNA) is a process designed to assemble a shared picture of the health, care and related needs of the people of Northumberland.: