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Staffordshire will move to very high COVID alert level on 2 December

Care and support options

What's available?

There are many types of accommodation and housing options that can offer you the care and support you might need. These include:

If you are able to stay at home, you may also like to consider:  

If you are in need of short term care after being in hospital, then you may be able to have: 

If you are a carer and are in need of a break, then you may want to consider: 

 


 

Will I have to pay?

Care and support without charges

Some types of care and support do not incur a charge.

This includes intermediate care. This is where you need help to recover after being in hospital. This type of care is short-term. It is when you don't need to be in hospital any longer. It can be in your own home or in a residential home. The care lasts for up to 6 weeks. 

Care and support with charges

Other types of care and support do cost and if you would like assistance with paying for care services, such as home care or day care you'll need an assessment

The funding the cost of care and support pages cover when you may have to contribute towards the cost and where you can get some independent financial advice.

 


 

What other ways can I support myself?

If you are looking for help our directory website Staffordshire Connects can help you find right support. 

This might include: 

There is also a wide ranage of equipment and gadgets can also help with daily living tasks. You can find a list of suppliers on Staffordshire Connects

 


 

End of life care

If you or someone you care for is nearing or planning for their death, the end of life care page can help you.

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Latest social care and health news

Staffordshire To Move To Very Highest Tier For Covid-19 After Lockdown

Staffordshire is to be escalated to the Covid-19 Very High Alert Level when the current national lockdown restrictions end on December 2.
Date:
26 November 2020

Residents in Moorlands Covid-19 Hotspots Urged to Get Tested

Residents in parts of the Staffordshire Moorlands are being urged to book a test for Covid-19.
Date:
25 November 2020

Leader welcomes the relaxing of restrictions with a cautionary note for Staffordshire

Staffordshire residents and businesses are being asked to remain cautious despite the imminent ending of the second national 'lockdown'.
Date:
23 November 2020

Reading and IT buddies available to help combat lockdown loneliness

The council's library service has adapted one community support offer and is launching another to help address isolation during the second national 'lockdown'.
Date:
23 November 2020

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