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Delivering adult social care

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An introduction to policy and guidance relating to the delivery of adult social care in a range of settings, such as the individual’s home, residential or nursing homes and day centres.

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General public and carers (opens new window)

If you are a carer or member of the public who is looking after someone that needs support, you will find useful information on;

Direct payments

Cash replacement for the social services a person needs.

Social Enterprise Investment Fund

If you are a social enterprise delivering health and social care services, you may be eligible for funding.

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