Southwark Council information on care and support contributions
Find out more on how Southwark Council can help with all your mobility needs.
Local support for benefit advice
small repair jobs to help older people and their carers live safely and independently at home. The key jobs supported include gardening, odd jobs, smoke alarm fitting
Provide equipment with people with significant non-correctable sight loss in both eyes and/or permanent hearing loss.
Sight loss: canes, watches and clocks
specialist lighting, assistive technology, kitchen and bathroom gadgets Hearing loss: adapted telephones, flashing doorbells, smoke alarms etc
Work with family carers of people living with dementia – a partner, family member or friend. Key aims are to help carers learn more about dementia and ways to improve their own wellbeing. Provide free courses designed and delivered by healthcare professionals, that will help carers develop skills and build confidence to navigate the highs and lows – meet and connect with people in a similar situation, learn how to make your life manageable and maintain your own health. Practical tips that you can use every day. Advice on carers rights and benefits. Advice on carers rights and benefits. Advice on carers rights and benefits. Information for employers of carers – practical advice and support for employers seeking to develop carer friendly policy and practice and retain skilled workers
Carers’ Group, Discuss issues affecting carers today, For people caring for a friend/loved one with a mental health condition, Emotional and practical support, Opportunity to discuss Carer Assessments, whether you want one, and how it could help