If you are a carer, or you think you might be taking on a caring role in the near future, you may be entitled to a carer’s assessment.
Report adult abuse or neglect
You can contact us to report adult abuse or neglect. If you think someone may need help we have information about types of abuse.
Help to stay at home
Everyone wants to continue living in their own home, as independently as possible, but some of us need extra support to do so as we get older.
Staying safe at home
We all want to live in our own homes, and we also all want peace of mind that if something happens to us at home, we have the right support in place to respond quickly and appropriately.
A direct payment is money to meet your care and support needs and help you live independently. Direct payments are the normal way Islington residents manage and fund their own support needs.
Paying for care
Most people will need to pay something towards the cost of their social care. This page will tell you if you may have to pay and what the options are.
Help make social care better
We are committed to making sure our services are of good quality and meet the needs of our residents. We believe that people have a right to have their say about their services.
Professionals and carers training
Safeguarding adults is about helping adults at risk to live free from abuse and neglect. We offer training to enable you to improve your skills and knowledge.
Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS)
The rules around keeping people in a safe setting when they lack mental capacity to make their own decisions.
Mental Capacity Act
The key legislation covering decision-making if you don’t have the capacity to make your own decisions.