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New guide to care and support in Norfolk – a crucial time for information

16 August 2023

2023 Wellbeing

New guide to care and support in Norfolk – a crucial time for information

A new, updated Your guide to care and support for adults has been published in association with Norfolk County Council. It gives readers crucial information on how to access, and pay for, care and support services throughout Norfolk. In an increasingly digital world, this printed publication is a useful resource to keep handy if you find it difficult to get online.


If you’re growing concerned about your care options, or just want some more information on what your choices may be, this guide can help. With information to help you understand your options, where to go for advice and how the paying for care system works, the guide can support you to make informed decisions. 


The new edition of your guide to care and support for adults and accompanying website gives information on all aspects of arranging care and support in Norfolk. It includes information about 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 if you need one. 


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 Norfolk, plus checklists to help you ask the right questions when thinking about your choices.


For a free copy of the Norfolk – your guide to care and support for adults, contact information@norfolk.gov.uk or call 0344 800 8020. The Guide will be available throughout Norfolk from outlets including hospitals, GP surgeries, libraries, Healthwatch and Alzheimer's Society. It can be downloaded from www.carechoices.co.uk and is also available in spoken word. 


Jo Dovey, Director of Policy and Communications at the Guide’s publisher, Care Choices, commented: “This is an invaluable source of information for anyone considering short- or long-term care in Norfolk, and contains vital information to help people decide what type of care and support is best for them and what support there is to help them stay independent for longer.


This new Norfolk – your guide to care and support for adults has been compiled to help people understand the process and offer them reassurance at every step of their journey.”


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.


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