Community Care is the help and support we provide to adults and those who care for them, so that people can live as independently as possible in the community.
Within West Dunbartonshire CHCP we now have a fully integrated Community Health and Care Service to provide suport to adults, aged 16 and over who may need support arising from:
We can provide support to people in their own homes or in other care settings should that be necessary and also offer support to carers.
It is important that we recognise people's abilities and the optimum level of independence through rehab and reablement. Some people may only need support for a short time others may require ongoing assistance with care. The level and type of support will be based on an assessment of need.