We are working hard to ensure that you are able to find support from a whole host of prevention services. Home really is the best place to be and we want to help you to stay well in your home for as long as possible.
Our new guide on Independent Living gives you detailed information on the full range of services available to help keep you safe, secure, happy, well and independent in your own home, including how to return to independence after a period of illness or hospital stay.
We want to help you remain fully independent for as long as possible. Our services can benefit you and family members who support you.
Dudley falls prevention is an innovative partnership providing an integrated falls prevention service. The service comprises - Dudley Council’s adult social care and public health services, Dudley Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust.
The dementia gateway service supports Dudley residents who are living with dementia, including support for carers and family members.
Anyone diagnosed with dementia, including their carer or family, can ask for help from the borough's Dementia Gateway Service.
It’s vital that everyone but especially older and vulnerable people keep healthy, safe and well over the colder winter months, when the cold and wintry weather can become a danger to many people if precautions aren't followed. We have lots of practical winter wellbeing help, information and advice available.
We have a number of services that can help you become part of the community, receive support and enjoy life.
Support services providing a range of practical help, advice and support to older people, aged 60 plus in their homes, including 'Pleased to meet you' working to beat isolation and loneliness.
Living well, feeling safe offers older people living in the borough, practical safety, security and well-being advice in their own home.
Dudley Carers Hub and Wellbeing service offers information, advice and support for carers of all ages.
Support at home
Specialist aids, equipment and services throughout the borough to help you to remain independent in your own home for longer.
We can install a range of Telecare solutions within the home and these are linked to our emergency monitoring service. Dudley Telecare Service operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
There are a number of services throughout the borough to provide you with advice and guidance on obtaining equipmentand resources to support you to stay comfortably at home.
Housing options with care and support and further information on adapting your home, and home support schemes to allow you to live independently in your own home for longer.
If you or a member of your household are having difficulties getting in or around your home, bathing, or getting upstairs, then we may be able to help you adapt your home to meet your needs.
Getting out and about
We provide a number of specialist, accessible transport services for our service users. There are also a number of external schemes/support available to you.
The Blue Badge Scheme is a national scheme allowing people who have severe mobility problems, or who are registered blind, to park near to places that they would not otherwise be able to access - visit Blue Badge for more information or to apply.
Let's Get Healthy
We are dedicated to preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting good health. There a number of resources to help you to live a healthy lifestyle.
A free, short term service for adults who need help regaining or maximising their independence to enable them to continue living at home. This includes returning to home after a period in hospital or residential care. Find out more.
Information, publications and guidance on Adult Social Care specialist support services. These include services for Autism, Mental Health, Learning Disabilities and visual/hearing impairments.
For advice and information on welfare benefits that may be available to you view our Benefits Advice.