Social care and support guide

If you or someone you know needs help with day-to-day living because of illness or disability, the following explains your options and where you can get support.

Introduction to care and support

Help from social services and charities

Care services, equipment and care homes

Money, work and benefits

Care after a hospital stay

Support and benefits for carers

Practical tips if you care for someone

Caring for children and young people

Making decisions for someone else