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Older Person’s & Physical Disabilities Contact Team

Access to Southwark's Adult Social Care service is managed by the Older Person’s & Physical Disabilities Contact Team.

This team is the single point of contact for Southwark Adult Social Care services and will have responsibility for receiving all new referrals and enquiries.

The Older Person’s & Physical Disabilities Contact Team can:

  • Provide an initial screening of older people's needs and liaise with social workers who can assess what services you may require
  • Provide information about services in Southwark
  • Refer you to other social care organisations and health professionals, including private, voluntary and community groups
  • Put existing customers in touch with their social worker
  • Provide customer with a prescription for OT services if appropriate

By telephone

Call the Older Person’s & Physical Disabilities Contact Team on 020 7525 3324
(Lines are open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm)

For out of hours enquiries, please call the council switchboard on 020 7525 5000 and choose the appropriate option.

By email

You can email the Older Person’s & Physical Disabilities Contact Team with your enquiry:

By post

If you prefer to write, please send your letter to:

London Borough of Southwark
132 Queens Road
SE15 2HP

Mental health concerns

Please call SLAM (South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust) on 0800 731 2864

Or email: pals@slam.nhs.uk

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OPPD Contact Team

Tel: 020 7525 3324



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Southwark Council
PO BOX 64529
London SE1P 5LX

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