Publications

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Publication nameTopicSummaryLast updated
Getting started with adult social care - easy readSocial careIntroduction to adult social care, explains care needs and financial aspectsJan 2016
AdvocacyAdvocacyInformation to help support people who have substantial difficulty in being fully involved in Local Authority processes, where there is no-one else available to support and represent their wishes2015
Advocacy - easy readAdvocacyInformation to help support people who have substantial difficulty in being fully involved in Local Authority processes, where there is no-one else available to support and represent their wishesJan 2016
Tell us what you thinkComplaintsInformation about how to make a complaint, comment, concern, or compliment about adult social care in Hampshire.November 2012 [reviewed Feb 2015]
Tell us what you think - large printComplaintsInformation about how to make a complaint, comment, concern, or compliment about adult social care in Hampshire.November 2012 [reviewed Feb 2015]
Tell us what you think - easy readComplaintsuses pictures and words to make it easier to understandJuly 2008 [reviewed Feb 2015]
Your InformationData protectionHow we use your information, how it is stored, your permission to share information and how you can access your recordsJanuary 2016
Your Information - large printData protectionHow we use your information, how it is stored, your permission to share information and how you can access your recordsApril 2014 [reviewed Feb 2015]
Your Information - easy readData protectionHow we use your information, how it is stored, your permission to share information and how you can access your recordsApril 2014 [reviewed Feb 2015]
Direct Payments: What you need to knowMoneyDirect Payments is money paid directly to people getting social care services by Hampshire County Council so they can arrange services or buy equipment for themselves.April 2015
Leaving hospital and returning homeLeaving hospitalInformation on what will happen before you are discharged from hospital and provides useful information and contact details, should you find you need some assistance when you return home.August 2015
Your guide to the Reablement ServiceLeaving hospitalThis leaflet is designed to give you some useful information about your stay in a reablement bed. Reablement is about giving you time to recover and regain your confidence after being in a hospital environment.May 2012 [reviewed Feb 2015]
Mental capacity - making decisionsMental Capacity, Making decisions
Mental capacity - making decisionsMental Capacity, Making decisionsThe Mental Capacity Act 2005 covers people in England and Wales who can’t make some or all decisions for themselves. The ability to understand and make a decision when it needs to be made is called ‘mental capacity’.
Adult Protection Annual ReportPreventing abuseFor a copy of previous reports please contact susan.lee@hants.gov.uk2011/2012
Speak out... If we know, we can helpPreventing abuseInformation about what to do if you suspect someone is being abused or someone is abusing you and contacts for further helpFebruary 2015
See it Stop it Support usPreventing abuse
Guide to funding your own careSelf fundersA guide for people who are paying the full cost of their own care and supportApril 2015
Shared Lives leaflet for people interested in becoming a Shared Lives CarerShared lives
Shared Lives leaflet for people interested in using the Shared Lives SchemeShared lives
Shared Lives leaflet for people requiring respiteShared lives
Shared Lives leaflet for people who are interested in using the Shared Lives Scheme - easier to readShared lives
Guide to Better Care and Support - front coverCare at homePublished annually. Currently Spring 2015 - Spring 20162015
Guide to Better Care and Support - Contents list, Chapter 1 - How to use this guide and other sources of helpCare at homePublished annually. Currently Spring 2015 - Spring 20162015
Guide to Better Care and Support - Chapter 2 - Your health, Chapter 3 - Hospital stays, Chapter 4 - Help with living at home, Chapter 5 - Getting out and aboutCare at homePublished annually. Currently Spring 2015 - Spring 20162015
Guide to Better Care and Support - Chapter 6 - Help and support for specific needs, Chapter 7 - Arranging and paying for your care and support, Chapter 8 - Financial help and adviceCare at homePublished annually. Currently Spring 2015 - Spring 20162015
Guide to Better Care and Support - Chapter 9 - Choosing home care services, Chapter 10 - Help making decisions, Chapter 11 - Protecting people from abuse, Chapter 12 - Advice and support for carers, family and friendsCare at homePublished annually. Currently Spring 2015 - Spring 20162015
Guide to Better Care and Support - A-Z of Home Care Organisations and servicesCare at homePublished annually. Currently Spring 2015 - Spring 20162015
Guide to Better Care and Support - Local Authority social care contacts , A-Z of organisations, teams and helplines, Quick and easy reference, Borough, City and District Councils in HampshireCare at homePublished annually. Currently Spring 2015 - Spring 20162015
Direct Payments: What you need to knowCare at homeDirect Payments is money paid directly to people getting social care services by Hampshire County Council so they can arrange services or buy equipment for themselves.April 2015
Paying for Care at Home (Making a contribution to your Personal Budget for Social Care)Care at homeApril 2015
Paying for Care at Home (Making a contribution to your Personal Budget for Social Care) - large printCare at homeApril 2015
Carers information pack - Looking after someoneCarersThis pack gives basic information about support and services for carers in Hampshire.April 2015
Carers information pack - Young carersCarersThis pack gives basic information about support and services for carers in Hampshire.April 2015
Carers information pack - Assistance for caring while workingCarersThis pack gives basic information about support and services for carers in Hampshire.April 2015
Carers information pack - Registering as a carer with your GPCarersThis pack gives basic information about support and services for carers in Hampshire.April 2015
Carers information pack - Carers' emergency cardCarersThis pack gives basic information about support and services for carers in Hampshire.April 2015
The Carers Take a Break ServiceCarersAdvice on how carers can have some time off from their caring duties by providing a replacement carer for the person they care for.April 2015
Guide to Residential Care - pages 1 to 6 - The guide front cover, care home advertsResidential and nursing careDetailed list of residential and nursing care homes in Hampshire, Portsmouth and Southampton; information and advice about choosing a care home. Published annually. Published annually. Currently Autumn 2015 to Autumn 20162015
Guide to Residential Care - Pages 7 to 36 -
Contents, Introduction, Chapter 1: Considering your options and making decisions, Chapter 2: Paying for your care, Chapter 3: Finding a home that suits you
Guide to Residential Care - Chapter 4: Contacting and visiting homes, Chapter 5: Managing the paperwork, Chapter 6: Living in the care home, Chapter 7: Advice and support for carers, families and friends
Residential and nursing careDetailed list of residential and nursing care homes in Hampshire, Portsmouth and Southampton; information and advice about choosing a care home. Published annually. Published annually. Currently Autumn 2015 to Autumn 20162015
Guide to Residential Care - Pages 37 to 65 - Aldershot to Fordingbridge care homes in HampshireResidential and nursing careDetailed list of residential and nursing care homes in Hampshire, Portsmouth and Southampton; information and advice about choosing a care home. Published annually. Published annually. Currently Autumn 2015 to Autumn 20162015
Guide to Residential Care - Pages 66 to 99 - Gosport to Ringwood care homes in HampshireResidential and nursing careDetailed list of residential and nursing care homes in Hampshire, Portsmouth and Southampton; information and advice about choosing a care home. Published annually. Published annually. Currently Autumn 2015 to Autumn 20162015
Guide to Residential Care - Pages 100 to 128 - Care home listings by town: Ringwood to Winchester, Alphabetical index of homes, Social care and council contact details, Key: further information
Residential and nursing careDetailed list of residential and nursing care homes in Hampshire, Portsmouth and Southampton; information and advice about choosing a care home. Published annually. Published annually. Currently Autumn 2015 to Autumn 20162015
Paying for Care in a Care HomeResidential and nursing careApril 2015
Paying for Care in a Care Home - large printResidential and nursing careApril 2015
Top up paymentsResidential and nursing careAugust 2015
Deferred Payments GuidanceResidential and nursing careInformation about the County Council’s deferred payments’ scheme, which allows people to use their home as security for a loan to pay their residential care costs.December 2015
Managing Sensory LossDisabilitiesFebruary 2015
Managing Sight Loss - Advice for everyday living - TerminologyDisabilities2014
Managing Sight Loss - Advice for everyday living - Low vision aidsDisabilities2014
Managing Sight Loss - Advice for everyday living - ReadingDisabilities2014
Managing Sight Loss - Advice for everyday living - Recorded materialDisabilities2014
Managing Sight Loss - Advice for everyday living - DrivingDisabilities2014
Managing Sight Loss - Advice for everyday living - LeisureDisabilities2014
Managing Sight Loss - Advice for everyday living - Getting out and aboutDisabilities2014
Managing Sight Loss - Advice for everyday living - LightingDisabilities2014
Managing Sight Loss - Advice for everyday living - Colour and ContrastDisabilities2014
Managing Sight Loss - Advice for everyday living - OrganisationDisabilities2014
Managing Sight Loss - Advice for everyday living - Writing and keeping notesDisabilities2014
Managing Sight Loss - Advice for everyday living - For family and friendsDisabilities2014
Guide to funding your own careMoneyApril 2015