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Adult Social Services - WNC

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One Angel Square, Angel Street, Northampton, Northamptonshire
United Kingdom

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The West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) Adult Social Services include:

Reporting Concerns

Report a Concern About an Adult How to report a concern to adult social services if you are worried about someone's welfare.

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) The Deprivation of liberty safeguards (DoLS) provide additional protection for the most vulnerable people living in care homes, nursing homes, or hospitals.

Help and Support for Adults

Assessment and Eligibility Request an assessment to see if you are eligible to receive adult social services.

Disability and Mental Health Help and support for people with learning and physical disabilities and what to do if you're worried about your mental health.

Getting Out and About Blue parking badges, bus passes, car schemes, accessible toilets and social activities.

Housing and Care Options Assisted living, care and retirement villages, care homes and support for younger adults.

Living at Home Advice and support to stay living at home.

Social Care Charging Reform Information about changes in the way social care is paid for.

Welfare Support Organisations that can offer employment, energy, heating, housing and financial support.

Information for Professionals, Carers, and Care Providers

Carers Carer's assessments, carer's breaks, voluntary organisations, and other support.

Professionals Working with Adults Useful forms for professionals working with adults to make referrals, requests and reports.

Resources for Care Providers News, training, and policies for organisations that provide care to adults.

Home Care Recommissioning Find out about the review of home care provided by West Northamptonshire Council.

Plans and Policies

Adult social services plans and policies Strategies, plans and policies for adult social services in Northamptonshire.

Fair Cost of Care exercise In December 2021, Government announced their intentions to reform social care which included a requirement for Local Authorities to undertake a Fair Cost of Care exercise.

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West Northamptonshire
Additional languages
Translation and/or Interpreting Available on Request
Age range
Suitable for ages from 18 years to 99 years
Referral Route
No Referral Needed
Type of Service
Local Government Department
Eligibility Criteria
  • Age Range - School
  • Age Range - Adulthood
  • Special Educational Needs or a Disability (SEND)
Provider Category
Specialist Services - For those who require longer-term support
Special Needs
Special Educational Needs or a Disability (SEND)

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Last updated 09 August 2023