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Adult Health & Social Care

Report It

Report a safeguarding concern

Abuse is not normal and never ok. Being abused means a person is being deliberately hurt by someone else. If you are concerned about a child, young person or adult report it.

 

Staying independent

Staying independent

DMBC is committed to supporting you to remain independent, improving the quality of your life and helping you or the people you care for from reaching crisis point.

Protecting adults from harm

Protecting adults from harm

Find out information about safeguarding adults, the mental capacity act and deprivation of liberty safeguards.

Paying for care

Paying for care

Find out about choosing and paying for care, the cost of care, direct payments, personal budgets and more.

Do you look after someone

Do you look after someone?

A carer is someone who looks after a relative, neighbour or friend of any age who has a long term illness, disability or is older and frail.

Support to stay at home

Support to stay at home

Find out information about equipment to support you to live safe and well at home as well as services we can offer to aid you.

Request an assessment

Request an assessment

The social care assessment is where we will sit down with you to discuss how you want to live your life and what care and support could help improve your situation.

Housing with care and support

Housing with care and support

Find out information about housing with care, residential and nursing homes, extra care housing and more.

Healthy lifestyles

Healthy lifestyles

Find out information about prevention and universal services, keeping warm, substance misuse, domestic violence and more.

How to get involved
Do you want to get involved, provide feedback or register a complaint / compliment?
Dudley Community Information Directory

Dudley Community Information Directory

Find a service by visiting the Dudley Community Information Directory

Essential guides to adult social care
Vist our essential guides to adult social care, autism and carers online courses
The Care Act in Dudley
The Care Act represents the most significant reform of care and support in more than 60 years, putting people and their carers in control of their care and support.

How to contact us

Telephone: 0300 555 0055

Visit: Brierley Hill Health and Social Care Centre, 2nd Floor, Venture Way, Brierley Hill, DY5 1RE

Email: Access to Adult Social Care

Opening times: Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

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What to do in an emergency - out of hours service

If you need to contact a social worker when offices are closed, and the matter is urgent you can telephone the out of hours emergency duty team on their new telephone number 0300 555 8574.

Social care public information leaflets

Dudley borough is a large and diverse area with a multi-cultural population. The directorate aims to ensure that information on its services is communicated in the most appropriate way to those people within the borough who, because of their ethnic background or visual or hearing impairment, require information in a different language or format.

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Care and support jargon buster

The Care and Support Jargon Buster is a plain English guide to the most commonly used social care words and phrases and what they mean. The definitions are plain English rather than legal, and were developed and tested by a steering group that included people who use services, carers, representatives from local authorities, information providers and key stakeholders from across the social care sector.

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