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If a person needs more help and support at home or considering of moving to a sheltered accommodation or nursing home, the best thing to do is to contact your local social services department. They will help in organizing a care assessment in identifying the type of care that a person needs. Each person has the right to an assessment no matter the ability of a person to pay for the needed care. Once care assessment has been completed, social services will advise a person on the type of help they can be able to offer. More information can be gotten on their services when a person visits them. Learn more about deze website,  go here. 

If an individual decides to stay at home, social service providers should make sure that it happens. A person can have food being delivered to their home; help in adapting the home in order to make sure that a person is safe. This is taking care of everything from stair lifts and fire alarms. They can also help with heating your home and maintaining the garden. When a high level of support is needed, social services will be able to arrange for a social service provider to be visiting your home. The frequency of the visit will depend on level of need. Find out for further details on meer informatie right here. 

When care assessment indicates that there is need to go to a nursing home to fulfill the level of care, local social services will organize for financial assessments. They will look at your income, capital, and assets for them to determine how much a person will pay towards the fees.  A person should make sure that he or she receives all the financial benefits they are entitled to because financial assessment will assume that a person is in receipt of all the correct benefits and will calculate your contribution accordingly to the fee. More information on social service fees and entitlement can be gotten from pages of financial advice.

Depending on the financial assessment, social services will help in making a choice for your home care although a person has the right to choose which home care they want to live in. for social services to be in support of the choice that a person has made, the selected home should be suitable for the care needs of the person. There are times that social services will assess your needs and agree to pay for the home fees even if it is not in your local area. Take a look at this link http://www.wikihow.com/Become-a-Social-Worker  for more information.