Independent guide to
care and support in Essex – a crucial time for information
new, updated, independent Care Services Directory has
been published recently. it gives readers crucial information on how to access,
and pay for, care services throughout Essex.
You may have seen there’s a huge
amount in the media at the moment about the crisis in social care. If you’re
growing concerned about your care options, or just want some more information
on what your choices may be, this Directory can help. With information to help
you understand your options, where to go for advice and how the paying for care
system works, the Essex Care Services Directory can support you to make
new edition of the independent publication and accompanying website give
information on all aspects of arranging care and support in Essex. It includes
how to stay independent for as long as possible, the different care and support
options available and what to look for when choosing a care provider. It also
offers guidance on important issues such as paying for care and what financial
assistance may be available from the local authority. There are comprehensive
listings of all registered care services throughout Essex, plus checklists to
help you ask the right questions when visiting services.
a free copy of the Essex Care Services Directory contact Care Choices on 01223
207770. The Directory will be available throughout the region from outlets including
hospitals, GP surgeries, Age UK and libraries. It can be downloaded from www.carechoices.co.uk and is also
available in spoken word.
Chamberlain, Managing Director of the Directory’s publisher, Care Choices,
commented: “This is an invaluable source of information for anyone considering
short- or long-term care in Essex, and contains vital information to help
people decide what type of care and support is best for them.
the current crisis in social care, finding a care service for yourself or a
loved one that meets their needs and is affordable can be a daunting and
unfamiliar task. This new independent Directory has been compiled to help
people understand the process and offer them reassurance at every step of their
Choices is the UK’s largest independent publisher for social care and adults
with additional needs. It is also the largest publisher of care directories for
local authorities in England.