Services for adults
These services are available to anyone aged eighteen or over who needs advice, support or care because of their particular needs.
Most of our sheltered housing is made up of self-contained flats for single people or couples. You live an independent life, but help is on hand if you need it. This section also includes information about residential care and hospice care.
Careline alarms - help at the touch of a button. Careline offers reassurance, safety and independence 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Counselling is different from other forms of help; the aim is to help you to understand the issues about which you are troubled.
Day care can provide an opportunity for company, educational, occupational and leisure activities, outings and a meal.
Direct payments are a way of ensuring that people who receive social care services have more independence, choice and control over the way in which these services are provided or arranged.
Equipment for daily living can help you or the person you care for manage everyday tasks at home.
Home care is personal and practical care provided in a person's home by a paid carer to help them remain living at home.
Meals on wheels are available to people who have been assessed as needing meals provision.
A needs assessment (also called a community care assessment) is an opportunity for you to tell us about your circumstances and discuss your care needs.
The occupational therapy service provides advice, information and help to adults and children who have long-term physical disabilities.
An adult at risk is a person aged 18 years or over who may be unable to take care of themselves, or protect themselves from harm or from being exploited. Abuse of adults can happen anywhere; at home, in a care home, a hospital, in the workplace, at a day centre or educational establishment, in supported housing or in the street.
We provide an assessment and care management service for adults with learning disabilities.
Southwark and Lambeth Integrated Care is a new innovative approach to joined-up care that will transform the health of the people in Southwark.
Southwark and Lambeth councils have worked together to develop an integrated service for people who have suffered a fall, or are just worried that they might be at risk of falling.