This section gives information and advice on how you can get help with living independently in the community – whether you live in your own house or with someone else.
What services are available and who do I contact?
Find out about the different community care services available depending on your need.
How do I get help?
Find out about how to get community care services. Includes information about referrals and assessment of your needs.
Who qualifies for help?
Find out who is eligible for community care services. Includes information on our eligibility criteria and priority categories.
How do I get help at home?
Find out about our care at home service and meals at home service. Includes information on the support and services available to help you at home.
What can I do if I cannot manage at home anymore?
Information on the help and support available to help you stay in you own home.
How can I get help with a community alarm or telecare?
Find out about the community alarm scheme and telecare. Includes information on getting help when you need it and the range of additional alarm systems that can alert you when something needs your attention.
Shared Lives scheme
Find out about our shared lives scheme how it can help adults with disabilities to live their life in the community.
How do I find accommodation?
Find out about the different types of accommodation available if you are looking for accommodation or wanting to move away from home.
Day care for older people
Find out about our day care for older people, the help the service can give you with every day problems and the social activities you can do during the day.
Day care services for adults with disabilities
Find out about our adult day services and the opportunities they can offer you.
Inclusive Day services - Enabling Aberdeenshire the Big IDEA
Find out about our consultation on improving our day services for adults with disabilities and how you can get involved.
Is my day service base open today?
Find out about any closures of day services bases.
What services are available to help with training and employment?
Information on services and projects to help give people with a physical or learning disability or additional support needs the skills to get a job. Includes information about our Employability service.
Tell me about further education opportunities
Information on courses, organisations and further education establishments for people with disabilities and additional support needs.
Where can I get information on interests and hobbies?
Information on clubs, societies and activities
Can I get any help if I am feeling lonely?
Information on services and organisations providing activities during the day.
How can I get my point across and make my views heard?
Find out about services to help you get the information you need to make informed choices, or to take a course of action or to make your views heard.