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Adult social care contact centre

How to get in touch

For those who are deaf, have hearing loss or who are speech impaired: textphone 07747 757570.

Opening hours

Our adult social care contact centre is open:

  • Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm
  • Friday 9am to 4:30pm. 

Adult social care emergencies (out of hours)

If someone's life or property is at risk, always call 999.

Our out of hours team provide an emergency response for adults in need of community care support in Bournemouth, Christchurch or Poole, who are in crisis or need urgent help.

Carer support

You can assess your needs as a carer online.

You can also:

BSL (British Sign Language) support - for BSL support using a browser

We use SignVideo.

To use SignVideo apps: select SignVideo Directory Services and scroll down to select BCP Council Adult Social Care.

To use SignVideo BSL Live, please ensure you meet these basic requirements as a minimum:

Instant access with browsers:

  • Chrome/Firefox and Safari
  • iOS: 11 or above
  • Android: 4.4 or above
  • PC: Chrome/Firefox
  • macOS: Chrome (Safari 11 supported)

Sign Video Apps:

  • Browsers: Chrome/Firefox and Safari
  • iOS: 9 or above
  • Android: 4.4 or above
  • PC/macOS: no browsers required
  • Bandwidth of at least 512 kbps upload and download.

Businesses and organisations

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