Older people's services
Many of us will need social care at some stage in our lives,
whether for ourselves, a relative, friend or our partner.
The number of people over 85 in the
UK, the age group most likely to need care, is expected to increase
by over 50 per cent to 1.9 million over the next decade.
In Kent there are around 246,994 residents over the age of 65
and it is estimated that this number will grow by 39.3 per cent by
More information is available in our
strategy for adult social care in Kent, Active Lives Now.
The video below shows how
we support older people in Kent to live independent, fulfilled
and safe lives in their local communities.
View a written
transcript of the 'Improving services for older people'
Services and support in Kent
Find out more about the services and support available for
older people in Kent:
If you need help or support in your daily activities or care for
somebody who does, you can assess your own support needs online to
find out what help you are entitled to receive.