Adult social care
Social care and support are services to help you if you
- need practical support because of illness or disability
- care for someone receiving social care and support
Social care and support are usually paid for by either people who need services, their families or, in some cases, the council.
End of life and palliative care
End of life care is support for people who are in the last months or years of their life.
Death and Bereavement guidance
When someone dies there are many decisions and arrangements to be made. Unfortunately these often have to be made at a time of personal distress. Plymouth City Council have information giving you help and guidance about what to do from the moment of a person's death.
Out of hours social and health care contact details
Who to contact, and how to get in touch, if you need help outside of normal office hours.
Make a complaint about adult social care
If you have any comments about adult social care or suggestions about how the council can make things better we want to hear from you.
Documents, presentations and updates from the Integrated Commissioning Team (and our key partners).
Eligibility criteria for adult social care and support
The Care and Support (Eligibility Criteria) Regulations 2015 set out national eligibility criteria for access to adult care and support, and for access to carer support. The same eligibility threshold applies across the country and local authorities cannot restrict eligibility beyond this level.
Transforming social care
The Government has a new long-term vision for delivering adult social care in England that puts people and families at its heart. It is a vision that promotes independence and enables people to live well as part of a community, as well as providing more support for the workforce. See what's changing and how all the reforms will benefit you.
Adult Social Care Professional Referral
This referral process should only be used by health or social care professionals. Members of the public should use our main Adult Social Care Assessment of Need form.
Plymouth Community Assist
Plymouth Community Assist is a new service in partnership between Plymouth City Council, the Devon Clinical Commissioning Group, and Improving Lives Plymouth. The aim is to 'help people wait well'.
Giving someone power of attorney
If you're aged 18 or older and have the mental ability to make financial, property and medical decisions for yourself, you can arrange for someone else to make these decisions for you in the future.