How do I claim?
The first step is to have your needs assessed by these services through a Health and Social Care Assessment (also sometimes called a 'community care assessment' or an 'assessment of need').
Once you have been assessed, depending on your care needs, they will draw up a care plan outlining what help you should have and how this can be given. Services may be provided by social services, voluntary organisations and/or private companies.
Contact your local council (link opens in a new window) for more information.