Social care services - adults

Adults in Calderdale can get information on all aspects of social services by contacting the Gateway to Care service. In this section, you will also find information on current health and social care plans, strategies and reports, and advice on accessing your personal records.

Advocacy

AdvocacyIf you find it difficult to speak to professionals and organisations, there are local groups who may be able to support you.

Delivering services: Strategies and plans

Calderdale's plans and strategies for providing care and support to people with learning disabilities, carers and older people.

Gateway to Care

Staff at Gateway to Care offer information and advice about adult social care across Calderdale. Initially, you will be asked a series of questions about your health, wellbeing and mobility to ensure your needs are met.

Joint strategic needs assessment

Calderdale Council and Calderdale Primary Care Trust are working closely together to improve our understanding of the future health and well-being needs of the District's residents, with the aim of improving services through joint commissioning.

Our care vision

The vision for social care in Calderdale is as a national exemplar in providing person centred approaches that really place people in control of their lives. To make that happen we want to make changes that will make sure that the whole of adult social care works fairly for everyone.

Out of hours support

Out-of-hours and emergency contact number for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services.

Reporting performance

The performance of social services is monitored and reported locally, in order to develop best practice, and nationally by the Care Quality Commission.

Social care and wellbeing hub

A directory of services and support for adults in Calderdale.

Your personal records

Adults, Health and Social Care strives to comply with the requirements of the Data Protection Act, 1998 as regards access to records for existing and former service users. This information explains the process that needs to be followed to enable people to have access to their records.

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