Gloucestershire Care Information

Gloucester County Council

Shire Hall

Westgate Street

Gloucester

GL1 2TG

Tel 01452 426868

IMPORTANT - HAVE YOU CONTACTED YOUR LOCAL AUTHORITY YET?

 

If you believe you have care and support needs you should contact your local authority.

It has a responsibility to keep its residents safe and to support their general well-being.

We recommend you contact your local authority's social service department ASAP and request a needs assessment.

Paying for Care

Other sources of help & advice

Age UK Gloucestershire
Henley House,
Barnett Way,
Barnwood,
Gloucester
GL4 3RT

An independent, local charity working in the community to support older people, their families and carers

 

Tel 01452 422660

LOOKING FOR A CARE HOME OR OTHER CARE SERVICES?

If you are looking to arrange care in your own home or looking to move into a care home then

click the link below to find the services you need in your area.

NHS CONTINUING HEALTHCARE & NHS FUNDED NURSING CARE

If you have health-based needs, as well as your social care needs, you may be entitled

to some assistance with meeting the cost of your care in a care home,

or at home, from your local NHS. Click below to read more.

SPECIALIST CARE FEES ADVICE

If you are paying for care it would be wise to investigate the options you have to fund it, the help that may be available and the consequences of running out of money. Click below to read more.

LEGAL MATTERS

When you are in need of care it is important to make sure your legal affairs are in order. This could be making sure

your will is up to date or allowing someone you trust to make decisions about your finances, health and welfare when you can no longer do so yourself. To read more about this and find the best places to find help click below.

OTHER HELP AND ADVICE

AGE UK | INDEPENDENT AGE | ALZHEIMER'S SOCIETY | STATE BENEFITS | FUNERAL PLANS 

Long Term Care | Care Fees Advice | Care Fees Funding | Paying for Care | Financial Advice | Immediate Needs Annuity

Care Home | Home Care | Solicitor | Lawyer | Lasting Power of Attorney

 Cheltenham, Cirencester, Coleford, Dursley, Ebley, Gloucester, Longwell Green, Nailsworth, Northleach, Stonehouse,

Stow-on-the-Wold, Stroud, Tewkesbury, Thornbury, Wotton-under-Edge, Yate

*This website currently covers the care system in England. There are differences in how care is delivered and funded in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. If you reside in either of these countries we would suggest a good starting point would be the Age UK offices for your country.  Please click the link Northern IrelandScotlandWales