Council Tax assumes two adults (aged 18 and over) are living in your property but in some circumstances you may be entitled to a reduction.
These days there is loads of technology available that people are using (often with help from relatives) to stay independent, safe and well. Take a look at the examples below for some inspiration.
Extra care housing provides 24-hour support for older people who want to remain independent or can no longer live in their own homes.
If you need social care support from Doncaster Council, we think you should have choice and control over which services you access to meet your needs. Personal Budgets give you this choice and control.
The Dignity in Care Award champions and recognises the work of care providers in the borough meeting high standards of dignity in care. The Dignity in Care Awards, launched in February 2019, will become the hallmark of excellence in dignity standards locally. Care providers are encouraged to apply for the award by following these steps:
Find out what support is available to help you live independently in your own home through the Your Life Doncaster website, how to apply for a Blue Badge, find a care home, apply for home alarms & telecare services and more.
The importance of good quality, effective learning and development cannot be underestimated by providers wanting to deliver excellent outcomes for service users.
If you, or someone on your behalf, apply for care and support from the council, we will offer you a financial assessment to check whether you are eligible for any financial help from the council towards the costs of your social care and support.
Having a break is likely to help you cope with caring and give you time to recharge your batteries.
Shared Lives sees trained carers allow people with various disabilities, mental health issues and/or dementia to move in to their home and become part of their family life.