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We want you to stay independent for as long as possible. We can give you information and advice about support and services in your local community to improve your quality of life to help prevent your care needs increasing. You can go to the Derbyshire Adult Care Services website by clicking on the link: Derbyshire Adult Care Services

About Our Services

Watch this short video called ‘Your Care Journey’ that explains our services and processes.

How Prevention Services Can Help You

Prevention services are part of our universal offer. This offer is available to all Dervyshire residents and includes:

  • Information and advice
  • Signposting (including the First Contact Scheme which can put you in touch with individuals and partner organisations to support you)
  • Welfare benefits advice and checks to maximise income
  • Advice or an assessment of your social care needs
  • A brokerage service to help you find and buy your own services
  • Handy Van service
  • Befriending services
  • Minor home adaptations and equipment to help you
  • Advocacy services

If you need more intensive care or support

For more intensive care and support you can contact:

Derbyshire tel: 01629 533190
Email: contact.centre@derbyshire.gov.uk

Our trained staff can offer advice and support. If they feel you meet the eligibility criteria for services, they’ll pass your details onto an assessment worker local to you.