Somerset Community Care Matters is a small local charity. We are here to support the local community with care needs, we help provide legal advice and guidance to a wide range of clients. Health and social care funding and support can be a mine field, and so over whelming to so may people.
We are completely reliant on the kind generosity of donations as we receive no funding from central or local government.
Our aim is to provide access to specialist advice, advocacy and casework under Community Care Legislation in Somerset, get legal advice about the NHS, Social Services and Disability Rights.
Ensuring the most vulnerable people in our society do not suffer through lack of information or advice about their rights to Community Care under the Law.
Working with multidisciplinary partners to achieve the best possible outcomes for people, we aim to help build a healthy, informed and caring community.
We provide advice on access to:
- Health and social care
- Mental health care
- Hospital discharge
- NHS procedures, including continuing health care
- Older people, care choices and charging
- Accommodation issues around health
- Drug and alcohol abuse
- Disability, rights and entitlements.