'Care and support’ is the term used to describe the help some adults need when they are unable to complete day-to-day tasks because of a:-
- physical or sensory impairment,
- learning disability,
- long term health condition,
- frailty due to old age
- mental health problem
- or substance abuse
We also provide care and support for carers.
Steps to get care and support provided by the council
How prevention services can help you
There are lots of ways you can stay well and healthy and delay or prevent the need for health and adult social care services.
Prevention services are part of our universal offer. This offer is available to all Kirklees residents see staying well and self-help for more information about council and local services available.
NHS Choices - care and support guide
NHS Choices care and support guide provides national guidance on help at home, leaving hospital and paying for care.