Guide to care and support in Cambridgeshire

The Cambridgeshire Adult Care and Support Services Guide has been published in association with Cambridgeshire County Council. It gives readers crucial information on how to access, and pay for, care services throughout the county.

The guide helps readers to understand their options, highlights where to go for advice and gives information on how the paying for care system works.

The new edition of Cambridgeshire Adult Care and Support Services Guide and accompanying website give information on all aspects of arranging care and support in Cambridgeshire. It includes how to stay independent for as long as possible, the different care and support options available and what to look for when choosing a care provider. It also offers guidance on important issues such as paying for care and what financial assistance may be available from the local authority. There are comprehensive listings of all registered care services throughout Cambridgeshire, plus checklists to help you ask the right questions when visiting services.

For a free copy of Cambridgeshire Adult Care and Support Services Guide 2017 please email carechoices@cambridgeshire.gov.uk or call Customer Services on 0345 045 5202. It is also available throughout the region from outlets including carers’ centres, hospitals, GP surgeries, Age UK and the Alzheimer’s Society. It can be downloaded from www.carechoices.co.uk and is available in spoken word. Further help and information can be accessed via the guide’s free telephone helpline on 0800 389 2077.

Care Choices is the UK’s largest independent publisher for social care and adults with additional needs. It is also the largest publisher of care directories for local authorities in England.

For more information, please contact Leah Callaghan-Fowler, Care Choices. Email: leah.callaghan-fowler@carechoices.co.uk