If you would like a copy of any of these publications in another format, for example, large print, audio, braille, easy to read (uses words and pictures to make it easy to understand), or in another language, please contact Adult Services on 0845 603 5630
Published annually. Currently Spring 2013 - Spring 2014
Practical information on all aspects of independent living as well as support for you, your family and other carers. Includes detailed listings of organisations providing home care services.
Download the following page section pdfs which make up the complete Guide to Better Care and Support:
- Front cover 232 kB of the guide to Better Care and Support
Pages 1-6 2 MB which include:
Contents list, Extra care housing and forward by Councillor Felicity Hindson Executive Member for Adult Social Care
Pages 7-31 2 MB which include:
Chapter 1 - How to use this guide and other soursces of help
Chapter 2 - -Your health
Chapter 3 - Help with living at home
Pages 32-55 573 kB which include:
Chapter 4 - Getting out and about
Chapter 5 - Support for people living with disabilities
Pages 56-67 2 MB which include:
Chapter 6 - Choosing home care services
Chapter 7 - Paying for your care and support
Chapter 8 - Financial help and advice
Pages 68-76 469 kB which include:
Chapter 9 - Help making decisions
Chapter 10 - Protecting people from abuse
Chapter 11 - Advice and support for carers, family and friends
- For home care orgainisations - use the search for home care providers
(for care services that support you to live at home)
Hampshire County Council has produced this booklet to explain how you will be assessed to work out how much you and the Council need to pay towards your personal budget for social care.
Download a copy of Making a contribution to your personal budget for social care 147 kB
Download a copy of Having to pay for your support 2mb (an easy read version of Making a contribution to your personal budget for social care)
Leaving hospital and returning home
The leaflet "Leaving Hospital and Returning Home" gives information 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.
Download a copy of Leaving hospital and returning home 441kb
Important - please note: These forms are for information only and should not be completed and sent directly to HCC. Funding for residential care is only agreed after a care assessment has been completed.
Form for collecting information about financial circumstances, so that any charge for care at home services can be worked out. This form also includes the SAS10A and the SAS10B
Download a copy of SAS10 119kb
To view the files in Portable Document Format (PDF) you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader. You can download this free of charge from the Adobe Website.