How to Make a Referral for Adult Social Care

How to Make a Referral for Adult Social Care

You or your family, or a professional can make a referral to Adult Social Care. If you are an individual with care needs see our page ‘can we help with your care and support needs’ for information on how to make a referral to Adult Social Care. If you are a carer with support needs see our page ‘can we help with your support needs’ for information on how to make a referral to Adult Social Care.

Under the Care Act we as the local authority have a responsibility to assess Southwark Adult Residents where it appears that you may have needs for Care and or Support. We can only assist you if you are entitled to support under the law (the Care Act 2014). If you are an individual with care and support needs see our page ‘can we help with your care and support needs’ for information to find out if you are entitled to care and support. If you are a carer see our page ‘can we help with your support needs’ to find out if you are entitled to support.