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Living Better Lives (ASC)

Support and care for adults

Have your say on the draft Adult Social Care strategy

Our Living Better Lives Vision and Strategy is our proposed approach for the next five years, prioritising People, Place and Partnerships and supporting much more of a joined up approach, that delivers better outcomes for those who need our support.

We want to hear your views on these and how we can turn them into more detailed plans, which are jointly developed with local people.

Have your say on the draft Adult Social Care strategy

Let's Talk!

We want to enable the people of South Tyneside to live better lives.

We want people to know what choices are available to them locally, make greater use of our communities and where to access the right information, support and advice when they need it. 

Find out more about our wide range of services below.

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Support at home

Equipment, changes to your home, care alarms, home care, personal assistants, meals, shopping, laundry, cleaning and more.

Support at home

Care homes and housing

Residential care providers, housing with help nearby, independent living and booking respite beds.

Care homes and housing

Transport

Blue Badge scheme, bus passes and more.

Transport

Socialising and activities

Local activities, day centres and more.

Socialising and activities

Finance and paying for care

Read about paying for care, money advice and retirement.

Finance and paying for care

End of life care

Information about end of life care.

End of life care

Contact the Let's Talk team

Need to talk to someone for advice about the right support for you, a friend or relative to live a better life?

Our team of trained advisors is here to help guide you to the right support to help you remain independent.

Contact us by emailing LetsTalk@southtyneside.gov.uk or call:

  • 0191 424 6000 (Monday to Thursday, 8.30am to 5pm. Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.)
  • 0191 456 2093 (Outside of the above office hours for emergencies)

If you are already in touch with a named worker, you can continue to contact them using their direct phone number.

Find out more about our Let's Talk service

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