Urgent help and support for situations which have reached a crisis and can’t wait until the next working day.
If you have any concerns about your own safety or an adult at risk, you must report it. If anyone is in immediate danger call 999 and ask for police assistance.
How to manage your own care and stay independent
A wide range of care and support to help meet your needs and stay independent and active. This website is a source of information, advice and guidance. It provides details on local organisations, services and support as well as community groups, events and activities in your area.
Care cost calculator
For care arranged by the council you can get an idea of what the costs could be. The calculator will give you an estimate of how much you may need to pay towards long-term residential care, care in your home or a short stay in a residential home. It is a confidential and easy-to-use tool.
How we help you stay independent, safe and well
We are committed to providing good quality information, advice and support about the range of help available. The Care Act helps make care and support, and the way everyone pays for it, clearer, easier to access and more consistent across England. We want to help enable you to make informed choices about your current and future care.
What you might need help with
Support services for over 60s
First Contact is a checklist of support services and organisations who can provide practical help.
Support when leaving hospital
The support you can expect when you leave hospital to return home.
Other health services
Information on health and disability matters as well as local health services near you.
Equipment to help with daily tasks
Request equipment, tools or technology to help with the daily tasks you are finding difficult.
Technology enabled care
Remote monitoring, sensors and emergency alarms to help you live safely and independently in your home.
Hot meals that are delivered directly to your door.
Your care and support needs
Request help for your care and support needs that are not covered by any of these categories.
Support and advice for carers
Information, advice and support for carers in South Gloucestershire.
Updating your current care
If your circumstances have changed provide us with an update on your needs.