Provides advice and information about services available in the local authority area. The broker finds service providers who can meet the adult’s needs and choices; provides information about different types of support available from the statutory, independent and voluntary sectors including the range of different services, for example day services, home care, residential and nursing care homes, social activities, luncheon clubs etc; and arranges services for the adult if they have a personal budget and had their care and support plan agreed by a social worker.