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Getting adult social care support – the process

Information about the different steps involved in exploring your adult social care support needs.
Step one: use our website
The first step in exploring your adult social care support needs is to gather information from our webpages.
Step two: the wellbeing self-assessment
Step two in the process for exploring your adult social care support needs is to fill in an online wellbeing self-assessment.
Step three: the in-depth assessment of your care needs
Step three in the process of exploring your adult social care support needs is to decide whether or not to ask us for an in-depth assessment.
Step four: allocating your budget
Following your assessments, if you are eligible for ongoing social care support, we allocate you a personal budget.
Step five: planning how to use your budget
If you have been allocated a personal budget for adult social care services we can work with you to plan how the budget could be used.
Eligibility criteria for adult social care
We consider several factors when deciding if you are eligible for adult social care support.