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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.

Direct payment factsheetInformation on direct payments
Direct payment guidance for care homes factsheetGuidance for care homes on direct payments
Direct Payments in care homes – introductionA direct payment is where we provide you with money to arrange your own services to meet your social care needs, rather than arranging services for you.
Direct Payments in residential care - an introductionAn easy read introduction to direct payments in residential care
Direct payments pre payment debit cardsThis factsheet explains how to use the direct payment debit card.
Direct payments: Living in a care home easy readFactsheet coverThis easy read factsheet is for service users living in residential care and their families who are interested in having direct payments.
Disabled Facilities GrantFactsheet that explains: what the Disabled Facilities Grant is how to apply.
Disabled Persons' Registration CardDescribes what the card entitles you to and how to apply. Download the disabled Person’s Registration Card application form.
Do you look after someone?Carers information pack aimed at carers explaining what support is available from Nottinghamshire County Council and other local organisations.
Emergency Duty ServiceA leaflet explaining what the Emergency Duty Service deals with, when it operates and contact details.
Equipment and adaptations (Flo: prompts and advice by text)Our service – called “Florence” or “Flo” provides support and advice for you to manage your social care needs.  It is an easy to use service designed by...
Get support from Notts County Council if you have dementia/Alzheimer’s diseaseThis leaflet is aimed at people with dementia and their carers and tells you what happens when you ask us for some help to remain living at home. Everyone who receives help gets this as a Personal...
Getting help from Nottinghamshire County Council Easy ReadNottinghamshire County Council works with people with learning disabilities. Here is information about the help you can getfrom us.
Getting in touch with the County Council Easy ReadGetting in touch with the County Council Easy Read.
Handy Persons Adaptation ServiceThe Handy Person Adaptation Service (HPAS) provides help with: essential minor adaptations small practical jobs HPAS aims to help you live safely and independently at home. All jobs must...

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