South Tyneside Care Information

Adult Social Care Team
Town Hall
Westoe Road
SOUTH SHIELDS
NE33 2RL

 

Tel  0191 424 6000

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

Care Fees Advice

Other sources of help & advice

Age Concern Tyneside South

Dora Dixon House
29 Beach Road
South Shields
NE33 2QU

Age Concern Tyneside South is an independent, local charity working in the Borough of South Tyneside supporting people over the age of 50

Tel  0191 456 6903

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 

South Shields, Jarrow, Hebburn

*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