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Social care services for older people

Services for adults with...

Am I eligible?

There are rules governing who gets help and support from Social Services. These rules are called 'eligibility criteria'.

To find out about what you need and whether you meet the criteria, Social Services staff will need to meet with you. This meeting is called an assessment and we will arrange it somewhere suitable for you and your circumstances. The type of service you are offered will depend on your needs.

To arrange an assessment contact the Older People's Division on the number below.

How to access our services

Contact Social Services for Older People

Related websites

  • Age UK Merton
  • Age Positive - Age positive is a government initiative which tackles age discrimination and promotes age diversity in the workplace
  • Alzheimer's Society -the Alzheimer's Society provides advice and support to people with dementia and their carers
  • Contact the Elderly - seeks to reduce the isolation for older people who live alone, by providing social occasions such as monthly tea parties
  • Dementia Research Group - one of the UK's leading centres for clinical research into dementia
  • Help the Aged - a leading national charity for older people