Our use of cookies We use necessary cookies to make our site work. Necessary cookies enable core functionality such as security, network management, website analytics and accessibility. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this may affect how the website functions. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone. For more information on how these cookies work, please see our privacy policy.

To agree to our use of cookies, click the 'Accept' button.

National lockdown: Stay at home

Getting help and support with daily living

We want you to stay independent for as long as possible.

Our website has lots of information that may be useful to help you to live independently and do things for yourself for longer. This includes information about:

Commonly asked questions

You may have lots of questions to ask about social care. View answers to our commonly asked questions.


Ask Sara – advice on daily living equipment and technology

Helpful links 

Available support

Staffordshire Connects

If you are looking for a ‘home help’ service our directory website Staffordshire Connects can help you with:

You can use the filters to narrow down your search or enter your postcode to find your local services.

Staffordshire Cares

If you need support with daily living and you wish to discuss this in more detail, contact our Staffordshire Cares team for further advice or complete the online self-assessment.

There are no results that match your search criteria

Latest social care and health news

Make getting a test part of your weekly routine

People who must leave their homes to make essential visits during lockdown are being urged to get tested in one of Staffordshire's Community Testing Centres.
22 January 2021

More businesses asked to sign up to deliver rapid testing

More businesses in Staffordshire are being offered the opportunity to take part in a rapid Covid-19 testing programme for their employees.
19 January 2021

Staffordshire Residents Without Covid Symptoms Urged to Book Tests as New Community Testing Centres Open on Monday

People who must leave their homes during the lockdown are being urged to keep getting tested - as eight new Community Testing Centres open across Staffordshire on Monday. (January 18)
15 January 2021

County's mass Covid testing blitz ramped up

A fleet of "Let's Get Tested" vans are to be rolled out across the county to bolster Staffordshire County Council's efforts to tackle Covid-19 and test more people without symptoms.
15 January 2021

Visit the Staffordshire Newsroom