Accommodation options in Derbyshire
Extra Care housing
We are currently working with housing association partners to develop a range of Extra Care housing schemes throughout Derbyshire.
Further information about current schemes is available in the ‘Extra Care housing’ factsheet available on: www.derbyshire.gov.uk/extracare or via Call Derbyshire: 01629 533190.
A directory of sheltered and other types of housing schemes can be found on the website: www.extracarehousing.org.uk
Contact Call Derbyshire on: 01629 533190 for more information.
Care home vacancies
Details of care home vacancies can be obtained by speaking to Brokerage on: 01629 537758.
Quality Premium Providers
We currently operate a local scheme to reinforce quality standards in care homes and home care agencies. Each organisation has been given the opportunity to apply to become a Quality Premium Provider and those who have qualified have demonstrated that they have met standards in staff training and competence, for which an additional payment is then made by us.
People choosing a home are advised to ask if the home is a Quality Premium Provider.
In 2015, we introduced an award and additional payment for care homes providing dementia care to people who are funded by the council. Care homes located in Derbyshire that provide dementia care to someone with a formal diagnosis of dementia can apply for this. The home must undergo an assessment by the council to ensure the dementia care provision is to an acceptable standard based on nationally recognised outcomes. People choosing dementia care in a home are advised to ask if the home has made, or is considering, an application for this award.
For support in making choices about long-term care or for particular information or advice about services available to people with dementia and their carers, contact the Derbyshire Dementia Support Service on: 01332 208845 or 01246 223366 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org There is also further information about the service and other useful services across Derbyshire available on the website: www.derbyshire.gov.uk/dementia
If you wish to arrange an assessment of needs by Adult Care, contact Call Derbyshire on: 01629 533190 or by email: email@example.com