Adult Social Care

Adult social care can offer support to adults with eligible social care needs and their carers. 

Our aim is to support you to live in your own home for as long as possible and lead an independent life, while having choice and control over the care that you receive.

You can contact us on 01720 422 699.  If we are unavailable please leave a message and we will get back to you within one working day.

You can also contact:

  • Head of service on 01720 424 470.
  • The Social Worker on 07810 881 381.
  • The Care Manager on 07825 382 250 or the Care Coordinators on 07871 736189 / 07719 996 895.

If you require emergency social care help outside normal working hours please contact 01720 422 699. Normal working hours are Monday to Friday 9 AM to 5 PM.

In an emergency requiring immediate intervention please dial 999 and ask for the relevant emergency service.

Social care needs consist of:

  • Supporting you to eat a balanced diet
  • Supporting you to look after yourself
  • Supporting you with day-to-day living tasks
  • Supporting you with your emotional well-being
  • Supporting family and friends to care for you

What we can offer:

  • Social Care Assessments
  • Personal budgets
  • Support for Carers
  • Equipment and Home Adaptations
  • Assistive Technologies
  • Advice on Moving to a Care Home
  • Blue Badges
  • Concessionary Fares
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Advice and Guidance
  • Getting out and about
  • Staying Safe
  • Advocacy Services
  • Mental Capacity/LPS Advice Guidance and Support
  • Learning and Volunteering
  • Transition Services

Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults:

Everyone has the right to live their life free from violence fear and abuse. Everyone has the right to be respected by other people. Everyone has a right to make choices about their life and things that affect them. Everyone has a right to live in safety. You have these rights whoever you are, it doesn't matter if you are an older person, a disabled person or suffering illness, you still have these rights.  Abuse can take many forms; physical, financial, emotional, sexual, neglect and discrimination.  If you have any concerns about someone you care for, or is known to you, please make contact on 01720 424 470 or 07810 881381. Out of hours please contact 01720 422 699.

We are required to keep personal information when you make contact with us. We keep this information securely and privately. You can apply for access to this information under the data protection act 1998, however there can be some exceptions.

Adult social care on the Isles of Scilly welcomes your comments, compliments and complaints.  This information will help us develop and improve our services to the local community. We actively look to gather feedback and respond to suggestions.

However if you wish to make a complaint please contact 01720 842 699 and request a copy of the complaints procedure.