If you, or someone you care for is experiencing trouble with normal everyday activities such as bathing and dressing, the sites below offer information about local supports that may help.
Support information and services
The National Health Services Directory can help you find a qualified Occupational Therapist. An occupational therapist can identify your strengths and difficulties, help with solutions, and help you to take part in everyday life, including bathing and dressing.
Bolton Clarke works with people to design and deliver personalised services centred around their needs, helping them maintain their quality of life and independence.
Know Your Council provides an opportunity for you to access services to keep you living well at home, through your local council.
Short-term supports are available for eligible people being discharged from a public hospital. Health services’ short-term supports include community nursing, personal care and home care.
If you have family and friends who are keen to help, but you are not sure how to ask for their help or they are not sure how to best support you, the links below offer great advice and practical tips.
Gather My Crew is a mobile app that helps you coordinate offers of help from friends and family. Developed by clinicians, it is a simple way to get the right help, at the right time and keep everyone updated in one easy to use app.