Complain about adult social care and public health
If you are unhappy with our social care services or those we commission you can complain. We welcome feedback that helps us improve for the future.
The statutory complaints procedure for adult social care and public health is a 2-stage procedure which includes:
- consideration by us
- independent review by the local government ombudsman
We will agree an individual complaint plan with you setting out who will investigate your complaint and by when.
Support making a complaint
You can have support to make your complaint from a relative, friend or advocate.
You can contact the South West Advocacy Network (SWAN). This a free independent and professional advocacy service who can help you to make your complaint. You can contact SWAN on 03333 447928 or email email@example.com.
You can find out more by downloading the Your Feedback Counts factsheet which contains a copy of our feedback form.
How to make a complaint
If you wish to talk with us about your complaint then you can phone us on 01454 865924 or you can email us at CAHFeedback@southglos.gov.uk
What happens next
All registered adult social care provider complaints are considered by the local government ombudsman. This happens whether they are commissioned by us or you are funding the service yourself.
Where appropriate we will work with other services or organisations involved in your care to jointly investigate and respond to your complaint. For example, if the complaint also relates to a service we commission. Complaints which do not fall under these procedures are considered under our complaints procedure.
You can find out more about the local government ombudsman’s service from their website.