The Leicestershire Advice Service for Social Care is here to guide you
Summary: The Leicestershire Advice Service for Social Care is a relatively new service which was commissioned by Leicestershire County Council in April 2014. LCPT (formerly Leicestershire Community Projects Trust), is delivering the service.
The service is free, independent and confidential for adults of all ages who are residents of Leicestershire County and are in need of information and advice relating to any aspect of social care. The request for information can be for yourself, a relative, friend or neighbour or if you are a professional it can be for someone you are supporting.
The need to access social care services is often something very new to families and it can be a daunting prospect at what may already be a challenging time. The Leicestershire Advice Service team can ease the pressure by informing you about the services that are available to you and how to access these services. This can include issues such as how to get a Community Care Assessment or a Carers Assessment, as well as identifying the relevant services and activities available in your local area. If we don’t have the answer immediately to hand we will investigate for you.
Information and advice is normally offered by telephone; however, the team recognise that this isn’t always the best approach and alternative arrangements will be made when the telephone is not a suitable option.
If you need information on:
- What services are available for adults in Leicestershire
- How to access services
- Identifying relevant help
- Maintaining maximum choice and control
Then contact the Leicestershire Advice Service by:
- Telephoning 0116 2229555 or
- Text 07585975701 or
Source Healthwatch Leicestershire
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