Adults and older people

Be part of your community

Day centres, befriending and volunteering, activities and groups, Bristol and Me social network.

Support to live at home

Meals on wheels, help after leaving hospital, home adaptations, Bristol Careline alarm and emergency line.

Housing options for older and vulnerable people

Care homes, supported housing, extra care housing and retirement houses to rent and buy.

Pay for care and support

What you'll have to pay, the different types of payments and how you can pay.

Direct payments

We can make a regular payment direct to you so you can arrange and pay for your own care and support.


We may be able to help if you, or the person you care for, has a disability making it hard to live independently.


What to do if you're concerned about your own or someone else’s memory.

Someone to speak for you: advocacy

You could ask someone to help with making decisions and talk to us for you.

Talk to us about the care you need

Talk to us about the care and support you need and how we can help.

Adult Care referral form

By completing this form you help us to understand your situation better so we advise and assist you to access care and support services.

Report suspected abuse

How to tell us if you're being abused, or think someone else is.

Complaints about adult care

You can make a complaint or leave feedback about adult social care services.

For care professionals

Information for people who work in social care.