The new edition of Derbyshire Care Services Directory and accompanying website give information on all aspects of arranging care and support in Derbyshire. It includes how to stay independent for as long as possible, the different care and support options available and what to look for when choosing a care provider. It also offers guidance on important issues such as paying for care and what financial assistance may be available from the local authority. There are comprehensive listings of all registered care services throughout Derbyshire, plus checklists to help you ask the right questions when visiting services.
For a free copy of Derbyshire Care Services Directory contact Derbyshire County Council on 01629 533190. It is also available throughout the region from outlets including hospitals, GP surgeries, Age UK and the Alzheimer’s Society. It can be downloaded from www.carechoices.co.uk and is available in spoken word.
Robert Chamberlain, Managing Director of the directory’s publisher, Care Choices, commented: “This is an invaluable source of information for anyone considering short or long term care in Derbyshire, and contains vital information to help people decide what type of care and support is best for them.
“With the current crisis in social care, finding a care service for yourself or a loved one that meets their needs and is affordable can be a daunting and unfamiliar task. This new Derbyshire Care Services Directory has been compiled to help people understand the process and offer them reassurance at every step of their journey.”