Care & support for adults

Information about support for adults at home including short-term support after an accident or hospital stay, equipment and adaptations to help you stay independent at home, support for carers, information about residential and nursing homes, and information about paying for care and support.


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Living independently at home

Information about equipment, home adaptations and support.

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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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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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Information about residential and nursing care homes

Learn more about residential and nursing care homes.

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Paying for care and support

Information about paying for care in the community, charges for living in a care home and how to get independent financial advice.

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How to contact adult services

Information about the different ways you can contact adult social care.

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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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