Adult social care and health

Care and support, help to live independently, how to pay for care, safeguarding adults, caring for others, information for service providers and public health.

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The Care Act

The Care Act 2014 makes care and support more consistent across the country, helps you plan for the future and gives you more control of the help you receive.

Your care and support

How we can help support you, including details of how to contact Social Services.

Help to live independently

Help for Adults is a website with information and advice about local services to help you live independently

Budgeting, planning and paying for care services

Information on Personal Budgets, Support Planning, Direct Payments and paying for care services.

Caring for others

Help and advice if you have responsibilities of caring for others.

Information for service providers

Help and advice for providers of care services

Customer Voice

We work with people that have experience of health and social care to improve services. We commission advocacy services and Healthwatch Suffolk.

Keeping you safe

Information about safeguarding adults, including what to do if you are concerned about someone

Mental health

Where to find help if you are worried about your own, or someone else's, mental health

Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

Information and advice concerning mental capacity and deprivation of liberty.

Learning disabilities

Information about the Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership, Suffolk's charter for people with learning disabilities, and local support and services

Research governance

Research governance is the means by which the quality of research into social care services in Suffolk is assured and the rights of those involved protected.

Public Health in Suffolk

Public health priorities, campaigns and advice, annual public health reports and resources, and how we work with partners to provide access to health services.