Care & support for adults

Here you will find 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.


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Help to stay independent at home

Information about equipment, adaptations, service and support to help you continue living independently at home.

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Help after an accident or a hospital stay

Information about the short-term support available to help people return home safely, rebuild skills and improve mobility and confidence.

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An elderly resident with a care worker

Long-term support

Information about long-term support and services. 

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Support for carers

A carer is anyone who cares, unpaid, for a family member or friend who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction, cannot cope without their support. 

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Onecall number 01670 536400

Contact adult services

Onecall is one number for all adult social care, children's services and safeguarding in Northumberland. 

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Northumberland Children and Adults Safeguarding Partnership

The Northumberland Children and Adults Safeguarding Partnership (NCASP) oversees the work undertaken in Northumberland to safeguard and promote the welfare of adults, children, young people and their families.

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