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Care homes, supported and sheltered housing Function

Adult hospice care (293) Service

Provision of information about hospices in the area for terminally ill people and their carers.

Adult residential care (292) Service

Residential or nursing home for elderly people and people with disabilities who are unable to manage at home.

Hospice care for children and young people (264) Service

Children's hospices provide respite and terminal care for children suffering from life-limiting conditions in a home-from-home environment. Care is provided for the child and their family at no cost to them for as long as is necessary, including post bereavement support.

Sheltered and supported housing (107) Service

Sheltered accommodation and supported housing are types of accommodation for older people or people with a disability, which include relevant care and support services. SSheltered housing is available for older people who wish to remain independent, but have help available should they need it. Supported housing is usually for people with disabilities who need housing-related or care-related support. The council carry out an assessment of applicants and maintain a waiting list until suitable properties become available.

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