County Durham Care Partnership
Helping to keep the people of County Durham happy, healthy and at home.
Care home support plan
In line with government guidance, we are publishing our care home support plan and details of financial support for care providers.
The Care Act 2014
The Care Act 2014, which took effect from April 2015, is the biggest change to adult social care in 60 years. Find out what it's about...
Find out more about our Local Offer for care leavers
Our local offer tells you about all the support that we have in County Durham for you as a care leaver.
Social work students praise training support through pandemic
Two student social workers have shared their experiences of training with our council during the coronavirus outbreak.
National award for use of pioneering technology in care homes
...digital technology created specifically for use in County Durham and Darlington care homes has been recognised with a prestigious national...
County Durham village cares for community with council funding
A partnership of community organisations in Coxhoe has received a grant of £2,200 to help residents who have been hit hard by coronavirus.
Education, Health and Care (EHC) assessments and plans
An EHC plan can be issued to a child or young person between the ages of 0 and 25 years.
Personal budgets for children and young people with an Education, Health and Care plan
...to arrange and pay for support that has been agreed in your Education, Health and Care plan. The amount depends on the needs and agreed...
Aycliffe Secure Centre praised for outstanding care of its young people
A County Durham young people's home continues to provide outstanding care for young people, according to Ofsted.