There are many services we provide for older people. You can find more details below.
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Home care, sometimes called domiciliary care, can help you to remain living independently and safely in your own home. There are many different types of support available, depending on your individual needs. See the home care page for more details.
Charges for social care services
You will have to pay for some social care services you receive but others may be free or at a reduced cost, depending on your financial circumstances.
Related information from NHS Choices
Links to health information for older people on the NHS Choices website.
Heatwave - be prepared
Most of us welcome hot weather, but when it's too hot for too long there are health risks. If a heatwave hits this summer, make sure the hot weather doesn't harm you or anyone you know by reading the advice on the heatwave - be preparedpage.
Men's health 60-plus
The men's health 60-pluspage contains information and advice for older men about looking after their health, including lowering your cholesterol; knowing your prostate; walking your way to health; and eating well.
Women's health 60-plus
The women's health 60-pluspage contains information and advice for older women about looking after their health, including self-help pain relief; keeping your blood pressure healthy; living with incontinence; and maintaining your strength and balance.
Your health, your way
The your health, your wayguide provides information about long-term conditions and self care and includes sections on your healthcare; courses and support; healthy living; help at home; and money and legal issues.
Eat well over 60
As you get older, a balanced diet will help you to maintain a healthy weight and will provide you with the nutrients your body needs to keep working well. For more information on healthy eating, see the eat well over 60page.
Customer services centre (social care enquiries)
Full contact details for the customer services centre, including how to call in personally, can be found firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel: 0845 034 9410
Fax: 01609 532009
Compliments, complaints, comments and concerns (adult social care)
Help us get it right. Please tell us your views about adult social care services provided by North Yorkshire County Council. Your comments can help us to improve our services and plan for the email@example.com...
Tel: 01609 532638
Fax: 01609 532025