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Personal Assistants (PAs)

Do you need help you to find a personal assistant or to advertise yourself as a personal assistant looking for work. Working as a personal assistant (PA) Working as a personal assistant can be very rewarding and you can make a difference to a person's life, making it possible…

Paying for your care and support in North Somerset

The policies below will enable you to see how we financially assess you for your contribution for your care fees, or give advice and guidance if you are self-funding your care. Non residential charging policy Non residential services for self funders Self-funding - Your stay…

Care Navigators

The Care Navigator service is a free service for people aged 18 and over who are responsible for paying for their own social care*. The service provides information and practical help regarding care and support options in the local community. People responsible for paying for…

Dementia

People who are worried that they, or someone they know, may have dementia should talk to their GP in the first instance. The North Somerset Dementia Roadmap  is a website which provides information about the dementia journey alongside local information about services, support groups and care…

Housing related support

Housing related support services supports vulnerable people to have a good quality of life by encouraging independent living through floating support (in your own home) or through accommodation-based support service (provision of a home with support on site).  In general, services should concentrate on prevention and lower…

Direct payments and personal budgets in North Somerset

What are direct payments? Direct Payments (DPs) are a cash payment made from the council to you so you can buy your own care and support services. A ‘direct payment’ means that the money goes directly from the council’s funds to you.  The direct payment…

About extra care housing

Extra care housing is designed for people 55 years and over with housing, care and support needs. The aim of extra care housing is to offer privacy and independence in a safe, accessible environment. People have their own flat and care is provided by a professional…
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