There is a lot of support available to help you live at home that is not provided by Nottinghamshire County Council.
Nottinghamshire Help Yourself is the place to visit if you need help with tasks such as shopping, getting about, odd jobs and gardening or to find things to do during the day such as lunch clubs, activities and classes.
You can contact our meals service directly to arrange a meal at home or to get information about our home from hospital scheme.
The handy persons adaptions scheme provides help with essential minor adaptations to your home and small practical jobs.
Community Outreach Advisors visit people at home to look at what support they need to help them stay independent. They offer advice and information on a range of topics such as home safety and security, home adaptations, mobility aids, transport, social activities and benefits.
Referrals to the service can come from the individuals, their family or carers, or professionals such as GPs.
There are seven Community Outreach Advisors across the county. Find out more on the Nottinghamshire Help Yourself website.
Housing Choice is aimed at people who recognise that they are starting to find things difficult in their own homes and want to consider their options to meet their changing needs, these might include moving to more suitable accommodation or making changes to their existing property to keep them safe.
The service is also aimed at advice, health and social care workers to support older and vulnerable people.
The Housing Choices Advisor or Caseworker can:
- Provide information, advice or support on a one to one basis
- Provide support to explore different housing options and help put these changes in place, where appropriate
- Give support in the moving process, arrange valuations, accompany to property viewings, arrange removals
- Refer on to other services
Bassetlaw: Contact - Jayne Bullock Tel: 01777 709650 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Your local district council can also provide you with information on housing in your area.
See our somewhere to live page for housing support available from Nottinghamshire County Council.
First Stop Advice - free and impartial service to help you get the support or care needed to live as independently and comfortably as possible
Money Advice Service - free and impartial money advice, set up by the government.