Adult Social Care
This is the support for adults with physical and learning difficulties, or physical or mental illnesses. This can vary from personal care (such as eating, eashing or getting dressed) or for domestic tasks (such as cleaning or going to the shops).
There is informal unpaid care (support fom family members, neighbours, or friends) and there is formal paid care services (such as residential care homes or a carer helping in the home, which usually is paid by the local council or through private funds).
Who can get adult social care from the council ?
Adults of all ages can apply. The local council will have elgibility criteria so check out the details at Havering Council - Adult Social Care website for more information.