Service information for professionals
If you work or volunteer in the social care sector, this
information is designed to help you do your job.
- Self directed support
The process by which the individual has choice and control over the
support they need to live their life as independently as
- Adult protection
Information about safeguarding and protecting vulnerable
adults for professionals. This includes details of training, groups
and committees as well as other useful resources, such as documents
- Mental Capacity Act
Information about the safeguards in place about a person's ability
to make important decisions for themselves.
- Direct payments and
the Kent Card
for organisations and service providers who accept the Kent
Card or are interested in finding out more and everything
a social care professional needs when setting up or making
changes to a Kent Card account on behalf of a client.
- Kent Supported Employment - Information
Helping employers to recruit and retain staff with a
- Making a referral for equipment by NHS
NHS staff and other professional organisations who need to access
the County Technician Service can make a referral for equipment and
minor adaptations to enable people to live safely and
Substance misuse is an issue that can seriously affect communities,
harm families and waste lives.