Making a referral to adult social care

The information and links on this page are for health or care professionals, including GPs and nurses, who want to refer residents to adult social care services in Surrey.

Useful links

Before referring a resident to Adult Social Care, consider whether the options below could help you find the information or services they need:

Make a referral

Professional referrals

Before you make a referral, ensure the person you are supporting has eligible care and support needs. For:

  • Adult with care and support needs
  • Carer with support needs

Professional referrals

Mental health professional referrals

Mental health professional referrals


Safeguarding adults - report abuse or neglect

Deprivation of Liberty (DoLS)

Request standard authorisation or urgent authorisation.

Deprivation of Liberty Forms online


You can refer people directly for advocacy services.

Referrals for Surrey Adult Advocacy Services

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