Care and support options
There are many types of care and support options available if you are able to stay at home.
Some support options are delivered by Staffordshire County Council, mainly for adults with a Leaning Disability or Autism:
Care and support provided by Staffordshire County Council
If you are in need of short term care after being in hospital, then you may be able to have:
You may also wish to consider:
Day opportunities / services
Other options available to you that may support you in remaining in your own home for longer are:
Housing with careHome care supportShared lives schemes
If you are a carer and are in need of a break, then you may want to consider:
If you're in need of further care and support, you may want to consider:
Residential / nursing homes
Will I have to pay?
Care and support without charges
Some types of care and support do not incur a charge.
This includes reablement 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 range 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.