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Adult Social Care Emergency Duty Service - BCP Council

The Emergency Duty Service (EDS) provides emergency assistance outside of office hours, at weekends and on bank holidays for Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole.

01202 657279
Area coverage
Pan Dorset
Times Available:
Mondays to Fridays 5pm to 9am. At weekends we are available from Friday 4:30pm and Monday 9am. On Bank Holidays the service will operate from 5pm the previous day through to 9am on the next working day. The service will be covered by an on-call Operational or Assistant Manager, EDS Practitioner and Contact Officers.
All Year Round
From 18 years  to 99 years .
This service is free.
Referral Criteria:
Self Referral
By Parents or Family
Referral Procedure:
Referrals should be by telephone, SELF, via family, friend or agency. Do not use e-mail for referrals.

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