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Prevention and Short Term Adult Social Care Support

Adult Social Care works with other organisations and the community in Cumbria to help prevent, or delay, people needing long term intensive and expensive care and support in the future.  We do this by providing various preventative services, such as:

We also offer a range of options to you, or your relative, for short periods of time which help you gain or regain your independence.  These are called short term services, and include:

Most preventative and short term services are not subject to the same eligibility criteria as long term care and support.  Some of this support is, therefore, available at no direct cost to you.

Cumbria Independent Living Guide
The wide range of support available to help people live independently in their own homes.