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Personal and nursing care How to get it

How to get it

How to get it

Contact your local council's social care department for an assessment of your care needs.

You can also ask your GP, district nurse or health visitor to arrange an assessment of your care needs for you.

The social care department may provide personal care for you, or it may arrange for a home care agency to provide it.

Find out about self-directed support, which allows you to choose how care support is provided to you.

The information was last updated on: 24th May 2017

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