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Adult social care

Adult social care helps older people stay independent, safe and well. This support includes people who are:

  • frail
  • disabled
  • neurodiverse
  • struggling mentally

It also includes people that care for them (unpaid carers).

Adult social care support in Surrey

Social care can include 'personal care' such as:

  • support for washing
  • dressing and getting out of bed in the morning
  • helping people stay active and engaged in their communities.

Paying for care

Social care for adults is not usually free. People may need to contribute towards the cost of their care. The amount they need to pay will depend on their income, savings and expenditure.

Are you eligible for social care?

You can find out if you have social care needs and how much you will need to pay.

Find out if you're eligible for social care (opens new window)

Helping someone who is at risk

If you or someone you know is at risk of abuse and neglect, you need to report it.

Report someone at risk of abuse or neglect (opens new window)

More information

For further information and guidance you can visit: