Somerset Community Care Matters does not just cover mental health, but a wide range of subjects concerning community care law.

Our aim is to

Seek 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 that 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.