Care and support options
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.