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Social care publications list

You can either browse through the list of publications or use the search options to find what you are interested in.

  • Information packs - we produce information packs for people in certain situations. Use the 'Category' search to see what is in each pack.
  • Welfare benefits - if you are looking for welfare benefits information see our benefits directory. 

Click on the title of the publication for more information including links to either download or order a copy.

TitleCoverDescription
Young carersInformation about young carers and the support that is available to them.A young carer is anyone between the ages of 5 and 24 who:   provides care, assistance or support to another...
Welfare benefits For information about welfare benefits, including factsheets to download, see the Benefits A-Z.
Time banking for people with mental health needsThis guide will explain what time banking is and how it works.
Talking Services factsheet - 18ptThis factsheet is to inform you about a variety of Talking Services available to visually impaired adults and children.
Talking Services factsheet - 16ptThis factsheet is to inform you about a variety of Talking Services available to visually impaired adults and children.
Support when leaving hospitalSupport available to you when you leave hospital.
Support for adults with learning disabilitiesNottinghamshire County Council works with people with learning disabilities. This factsheet is about the help you can get from us.
Social care support: assessment, support planning and personal budgetsThis guide will explain how we assess people for ongoing social care support and the process which leads to a personal budget. It also explains the different ways of having a personal budget.
Short term care (respite or short breaks) - how we work out what you payInformation about financial assessments for short term care.
Shared Lives leafletShared Lives is a scheme where carers are recruited and trained to look after older people, people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities or mental health needs.  Shared Lives...
Shared Lives factsheet for service usersThis factsheet provides information about Shared Lives which is a scheme where carers are trained to look after older people, people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities or mental health...
Selecting a Direct Payments Support ProviderThere are a range of services you may want to purchase to help you with all or some of the responsibilities involved in employing and training Personal Assistants to provide care and support...
Safety advice for older peopleAdvice on fire safety, avoiding crime at home and how to get jobs done around the home by reliable traders.
Safeguarding adultsExplains what we mean by adult abuse and what you can do to help stop it.
Reablement: welcome packReablement welcome packWelcome to our reablement service, which is provided by our Short Term Assessment and Reablement Team (START).

Do you have problems reading our publications?

If you have problems reading our publications we may be able to help. We can translate our documents into other languages and also produce them in other formats (for example braille, audio, large print).
If you need a publication in another language or format contact us and tell us about your needs.

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