Is someone you know struggling? See if they are eligible for extra support

Is someone you know struggling? See if they are eligible for extra support



Does your mum or dad seem to be struggling at home? Itcould be time to find out if they can get the extra help they need. Or perhapsyou’re looking after someone full-time and it’s beginning to have a majorimpact on all areas of your life – health, relationships or work? Visit theSurrey County Council website to see if you are eligible for extra support.

It’s quick and easy to findsupport online

There are two online checklists - one to assess the needsof an adult who is struggling, and a carer’s checklist if you are looking afteran adult. These will take only ten minutes to complete. They can be completedfor yourself or on behalf of someone else.

There is also an online financial assessment to check ifthere is likely to be a charge for social care support. This takes twentyminutes to complete and you’ll need a recent bank statement to hand. You’llhave the option of either keeping the details and results to yourself forinformation only – or registering fully and sharing with Surrey County CouncilAdult Social Care.

So visit www.surreycc.gov.uk/adultsocialcareonlinetoday to check whether you could get some extra help.

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