Adult Social Care Services

Coronavirus (COVID-19): change to service

On advice from the government regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), some services have changed. Find the latest information and advice about services for vulnerable adults in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole.

See further information about changes to services.

We provide a range of information, advice and services to adults with care and support needs or who have caring responsibilities.

Our social care teams can be reached through the Adult Social Care Contact Centre.

They give advice on getting care and the help we offer. 

You can submit your own initial assessment using our online assessment form

About adult social care services

How we care for and support vulnerable adults and their carers.


Support, advice, information and help if you provide unpaid care for an adult.

Safeguarding adults from abuse

Understand what adult abuse is and how you can report it.

Types of support

Help to find the right support so that you can live safely and independently.

Contact, feedback and complaints

Contact us with your queries, feedback, compliments and complaints.

My life my care

Online advice and information directory for adults with care and support needs and their carers.

Applying and paying for care and support

After you’ve applied for support, we assess your needs and how much you have to pay.

Understand the meaning of the words we use in adult social care

A guide to the meaning of the words used in our service mean.

Occupational therapy

An occupational therapist can help you with everyday tasks.

Adult social care factsheets

Useful factsheets about the services we provide.