Social Services at Upton Surgery
There are two members of the Social Services team at Upton Surgery; the GP Attached Social Worker is Sue Descher and Tracy Thompson is an unqualified Social Worker who also works at Upton Surgery.
Both Tracy and Sue are based at Upton Surgery but can also work from various other Touch points in the surrounding area. They can also work from home on occasions, but can be contacted on their mobiles via the team clerks at Bridgewater House on 01905 765647 .
Whilst at the Surgery, Sue and Tracy can be contacted on (01684) 592696 Ext 2056.
They can also be contacted at Bridgewater House where there are team clerks for the team who take calls between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm weekdays and will pass on any messages to the social worker.
The contact number for our team (Evesham Malvern and Pershore Area Social Work Team) is 01905 765647 .
Sue and Tracy work between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm, but if you need any help and assistance after 5:00 pm weekdays or at weekends, please contact the Emergency Duty Team (EDT) on 01905 768020 .
Sue and Tracy work with all adults aged 18 upwards.
Referrals come from various professionals including the GP's, District Nurses, Occupational Therapists and other professionals but they can also be made by concerned families or friends and even the service user themselves. However, the person must consent for a social worker to visit them and carry out an assessment.
The contact telephone number for the access centre (which is the first point of contact for all referrals including people with Learning Disabilities and Physical Disabilities, Older Adults and Children's services is 0845 607 2000 .
Worcestershire Health and Social Care Access Service (WHASCAS) is another point of contact to make a referral for Intermediate Care and Admission Prevention Services and the contact number is 01905 768053 .
The contact telephone number for Rowan House (Mental Health) is 01905 612763 .
How to contact us:
- Telephone 01684 612800 to access the service following referral by a doctor
School Health Service
How to contact us:
The School Health Service is for school children and young people, their families and carers.
The service aims to promote the health of school aged children so that they can get the best form their educational opportunities.