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Adult Social Care Factsheets


These factsheets explain how care and support works in the East Riding in line with the Care Act, including information about support for carers, paying for care, independent advocacy and more.

How to use

These factsheets open as a normal PDF document. To view, click on one of the links below and when prompted either 'open' or 'save' the document to view.

The Factsheets

Factsheet 1: Getting the help you need.pdf

Factsheet 2: Who qualifies for help.pdf

Factsheet 3: Care & Support Planning.pdf

Factsheet 4: You and your personal budget.pdf

Factsheet 5: What is a Direct Payment.pdf

Factsheet 6: Paying for Care & Support.pdf

Factsheet 7: Care in your own home.pdf

Factsheet 8: Connect to Support.pdf

Factsheet 9: Staying safe at home.pdf

Factsheet 10: Help with money and paying for care.pdf

Factsheet 11: Financial Advice.pdf

Factsheet 12: Advocacy, speaking for yourself.pdf

Factsheet 13: Equipment to help you live at home.pdf

Factsheet 14: Leaving hospital.pdf

Factsheet 15: Support for carers.pdf

Further information

For further information please contact customer services, telephone: (01482) 393939 or email:

Last reviewed: 13/04/2017

Useful links:

Go to the NHS Choices homepage

A guide to care and support on the NHS Choices website.

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The Money Advice Service provides a range of information about managing your money and paying for care.