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Using the search bar lets you search using any combination of category, keywords and location. Category - use this if you know the type of results you want to find (e.g. adult care and support services, families information, local offer) Keywords - type one or more words…

Coronavirus updates

Coronavirus is a new disease which can affect the lungs and airways. During the coronavirus outbreak, people are recommended to follow government, public health and NHS advice closely. This advice may change as the situation evolves. To assist you, Rutland County Council has set up a…

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Rutland Information Service is a free, impartial directory provided by Rutland County Council.  We do not and cannot recommend or endorse any of the services, organisations or activities listed on our directory. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided by external websites or…

What is the Local Offer?

If you think your baby, child or young person might have a disability or special educational need the Local Offer has all the infomation you will need to help and support your family.  What is the Local Offer? The information, services, education providers and organisations…

Personal Assistant Network - PA

A Personal Assistant (PA) is someone who is employed to provide everyday care and support for adults, children or young people. This may include personal and domestic care, helping someone access their local community, as well as other day to day activities. Having a PA to provide support…

The Housing Options Service

Preventing Homelessness If you face the threat of becoming homeless, you need to make every effort to resolve your housing difficulties. The Council has limited housing resources and most people who become homeless are not entitled to the highest priority for rehousing. If you need…

What is Advocacy?

Advocacy is about supporting disabled people, older people and others who may be vulnerable. Advocacy can be very important if you need to start, change or stop something in your life. These can be changes to social care services or education which may affect you.…

The Mental Capacity Act

The Mental Capacity Act is designed to protect people who cannot make decisions for themselves or lack the mental capacity to do so. This could be due to a mental health condition, a severe learning difficulty, a brain injury, a stroke or unconsciousness due to…

Living independently

Living independently means having choice and control over all aspects of your life. This might involve: choosing where you live enjoying time with family and friends taking part in leisure activities studying, training and working Living independently does not mean living alone without support. It…

Coronavirus - easy read and accessible advice

Public Health England have produced an easy read version of their advice on the coronavirus. Mencap have also published a guide to coronavirus which includes recent advice on social distancing and staying at home. Watch British Sign Language versions of government advice on the SignHealth…
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