Care at Home in Buckinghamshire

Reablement

The Reablement service is delivered through the trading company Buckinghamshire Care and can be contacted on:

Wycombe: 0300 777 1001
Aylesbury: 0300 777 2002

Support for carers

There is a wide range of support and services provided directly by the Council and/or by Carers Bucks, who are funded by us to provide services on our behalf.

To find out more or to request a carer’s assessment you can speak to the social care manager involved with the assessment, or call our Community Care and Response Team on 01296 383204 or Carers Bucks on 0300 777 2722.

Memory Advice Service

Do you, or someone you know, have problems with remembering things? If so, you may benefit from the Memory Advice Service, run on behalf of the NHS and Buckinghamshire County Council by Age UK Bucks. A Memory Adviser can offer essential information, advice and support.

To discuss your concerns, call the Memory Advice Service on: 01296 428415.

Dementia Services and Dementia Friendly Communities

In January 2015, Buckinghamshire County Council, in DementiaFriendly_Land_CMYK_NEW_largepartnership with the NHS, launched the first Dementia Friendly Community in Stokenchurch. Two further communities will be launched in Great Missenden and Buckingham during 2015 with further communities encouraged to become Dementia Friendly during the next two years.

Extra Care housing

Buckinghamshire County Council opened the first Extra Care housing scheme in 2012, in Aylesbury. The scheme offers 28 flats and communal areas for vulnerable and disabled adults over 55. The level of care and support is tailored to individual needs and two of the flats have two bedrooms so that their carer can live with them. For more information about Extra Care housing in Buckinghamshire phone: 0845 370 8090.

Homeshare

The Council hope to introduce this new scheme to Buckinghamshire during 2015. It will be operated by ‘ategi’ who organise this service in other parts of the country.

For more information visit www.sharedlivesplus.org.uk