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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…

I Care for Someone - What Support Could I Get?

If you are over 18 and look after a partner, family member or a friend with an illness or disability on an ongoing basis, you are a carer. Some people choose to become a carer, but others find themselves in this situation as a result…

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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…

Rutland County Council Social Care

Rutland County Council provides advice and information, personal care and support and equipment and adaptation to people who are experiencing difficulties. We make sure that you are able to make choices and have control over the way you receive support and care. We also have…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

Join us for the Healthwatch Rutland Annual Meeting

Join us for the Healthwatch Rutland Annual meeting: Wednesday 11 September 1.30pm - 3.30pm Rutland Community Hub (Gover Centre Conference Room) We will be welcoming speaker Dr Hilary Fox, Accountable Clinical Director of the new Rutland Primary Care Network, and launching our “What would you…
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