Information and advice to keep you independent

We advise you to complete our Help and support for you form which will give you a personalised booklet containing the advice and information contained in these webpages based on the areas you identify you want to focus on. 

This personalised information will connect you with support and information in your local community and help you to make the best use of your existing networks.

We will always make sure you have access to information and advice to support your wellbeing before you need formal social care services.  This is a universal offer to all, whether you pay for your care and support yourself, or are state-funded.


Help and support form

Here is some information you may find useful to stay healthy, active and safe:

Keeping active

By keeping active and avoiding falls, you are less likely to need social care or health support.


Staying connected

Details of groups, activities and things to do in the community are listed on the Notts Help Yourself You can refine your search by area, age group or interest.

Our Connect service can provide short term support to people who are feeling lonely or struggling with daily life.


Mental health

There is a variety of support and advice to help you maintain good mental health and wellbeing.

You can also get information about support to help you live independently with Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.


Staying safe and well

There is a range of simple equipment you can buy that could help you with simple tasks around the home.

Our Handy Person Adaptations Service provides help and support to keep people safe and secure in their home.

Cold homes can have an impact on your wellbeing. Find out more about keeping warm in winter.

Our Meals at Home service supplies fresh and nutritious ready-made meals direct to your home to help you stay living independently.


Money matters

It is a good idea to get financial advice and support from an expert if you are planning for social care in the future or making decisions about paying for care now.

Find out more about what benefits you are entitled to.


Work opportunities

If you have a learning disability or Asperger’s, you can get employment support which includes training and matching to a suitable employer.


Sensory impairments

Our Adult Deaf and Visual Impairment Service can provide advice and support to help you live independently.


Additional needs

Hopefully our Help and support for you form provides you with what you need to carry on living independently but if you need more help and professional advice, we will move to the next step with you.

If you are a carer, find out what advice, information and support is available.

Help and support form 

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