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Care for older people

Request help with care

The Council can provide help with care needs.

If you would like to request help with care, we will need to work out how much and what kind of support you need as well as what you are eligible for.

To do this we use a care assessment.

Read about care assessments and eligibility

Care homes and housing

For information about residential care providers, independent supported living, housing with help nearby and respite care, see:

Care homes and housing

Help at home

For information about help at home, including help with everyday needs, care alarms, home care providers and more, see:

Help at home and equipment

Search care services for older people


Or, view a full list:

List of care services for older people


Cold weather benefits

You could be entitled to benefits such as:

  • Cold Weather Payments
  • Warm Homes Discount
  • Winter Fuel Payments

For information see: 

Cold weather benefits


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