Our autism section contains information about living with autism, caring for those with autism, and the important facts you should know. Find out where local support groups are, and how we can all help to raise awareness of this condition.
In this section we offer you advice on the ways in which you can speak up about the support which you receive. This might involve making a complaint, but could involve giving positive feedback to the people who are supporting you.
Whether you feel nervous around new technology or you're someone who likes to have the latest gadgets, these pages explain the benefits technology can bring, helping you and yours to live independently, or get fitter and healthier.
Our Care Provider Information Hub contains information for businesses, suppliers or providers working in Essex. The portal will provide information our vision, commissioning intentions, how to work with us and information on events, news or activities in Essex.
Welcome to Essex County Council's Support Directory, an online directory of care and support services for Essex residents. If you are a provider looking to appear in this directory, please click here. For suggestions of services to add, or for any enquiries, please email Enquiry@LivingWellEssex.org.
CQC registered residential services for respite, short term breaks or finding long term care accommodation
CQC registered services helping you to live independently at home. Assistance with washing and bathing, getting in and out of bed and cleaning and cooking meals. Also includes other CQC regulated services such as GP's, dentists etc.
Providers of equipment and adaptions to help you to live independently and safely
Stay active, join clubs and groups and meet people in a supported setting
Support, counselling and therapy services to help you stay healthy and live well for longer
Information, advice, breaks, training and support in your caring role
Help and advice services to guide you through health and social care processes (eg. advocacy, financial services, legal, benefits)
Help with getting out and about to appointments and activities
Education, Training and employment opportunities available to you
Services to help reduce the risk of falls, move around safely and feel safe and secure both indoors and outdoors
Information, advice and support around social care assessments, personal budgets and Direct Payments and planning your care
Find local help and support, help you feel more involved in your community or make some changes to improve your health and wellbeing (Braintree, Chelmsford, Maldon, Colchester, Tendring & Basildon only).
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