Health & Social Care
Bridgend County Borough Council offers wide range of wide range of services in the field of Health and social care. The services include: Adapting homes, Asylum and immigration, Carers, Childcare, Children and family care, Community transport services, Disabilities, Food, Fostering, adopting and looked after children, Grants, Health and medical advice, Help for adults, Home care, Infectious diseases, Mental health - Mental capacity act, Parental support, Protection of vulnerable adults, Services for older people, Substance misuse, Youth offending, Youth support.
Adapting homes for disabled people includes home adaptations and aids, home improvements as disability facility grant for a private property, home repair assistance grant and renovation grants.
Asylum and immigration offers advice and support, as well as nationality checking.
Carers – young and adult carers providing support and advice.
Childcare service includes child protection, out of school hours, services for childminders and child-minding information.
Children and family care service helps for birth – registering, child protection, fostering, offers out of hours social services support, safeguarding children and family support, as well as support and advice for young carers.
Community transport services provide bus pass for disabled and older people, community transport and volunteer driver service.
Food services consist health promotion, food labelling and composition, food hygiene and food safety.
Other services are fostering, adopting and looked after children.
Grants - business grants, european and other funding, free school meals and others.
Health and medical advice, as well as Help for adults, is aimed at addictions, alcohol, drugs and substance misuse (advice and support), dangerous structures and public safety, environmental services, health and safety and others.
Home care affects the community transport, home improvements, housing, social services, support and advice for young carers.
Infectious diseases – acupuncturist, tattooists, piercing and electrolysis registration.
Mental health - Mental capacity act – support for people who have difficulty in making decisions for themselves or who want to plan ahead in case they are unable to make decisions in the future.
Parental support is intended to bullying and harassment policy, clothing grants and vouchers, travel support, appeals in school, and student awards and loan.
The Protection of vulnerable adults represents safeguarding adults from abuse in Bridgend.
Services for older people include bus pass for disabled and older people, housing - care and repair scheme, needs assessment by social services.
Substance misuse – for addictions, alcohol, drugs and substance misuse and provides advice and support.
Youth offending - community and youth justice reparation orders.
Youth support covers student awards, student loan, young carers - support and advice, young people's drop-in activities, young people's organised activities, youth leadership training, youth projects – volunteering.