Contacting social care

Find your nearest social care office here.

If you haven’t got a social care worker and you feel you need an assessment you can contact Call Derbyshire on tel: 01629 533190.

Adult Care and Wellbeing

This video gives an overview of our adult care services and how their processes work.

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Home Care Guide

A quick guide for people who arrange their own home care.  You will find this useful if you are paying for care yourself or receiving direct payments from your local authority.

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Pendrels Trust

Penderels Trust works in partnership with Derbyshire County Council to support adults and children who receive a direct payment in the county to get the most out of their care money and to achieve their goals. 

Their support includes:

  • An information and advice hub which can be accessed via telephone or via their website to answer any questions you may have around your direct payment or for document templates and factsheets.  
  • Direct payment support on all matters relating to managing your direct payment, including employer role and responsiblities, employment law, paying staff, managing care agencies and keeping records.
  • They can support you to find the right PA for you. They offer a ‘PA Finder’ in Derbyshire which is an online register of PAs in the county who are looking for work. They will support with shortlisting, interviewing, DBS checks and reference checks.
  • Peer support.

For more information on their services, please contact the team.

Care Quality Commission (CQC)

The Care Quality Commission checks all hospitals, dentists, care homes and care services to see if they meet national standards. You can find out what they have to say about these services in your area by visiting their website.

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Counselling Directory

Find a counsellor or psychotherapist near you.

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First Contact

A free service for adults in Derbyshire. By filling in one simple form, you can be referred to a number of different organisations who can offer services, information and/or advice to support your independence, health and wellbeing. The scheme is managed by Derbyshire County Council in partnership with other statutory and voluntary sector partners.

Visit the website for more information.

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