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Southwark S.A.I.L. (Safe and Independent Living) and Lewisham S.A.I.L. Connections provide a quick and simple way to access a wide range of local services to support older people in maintaining their independence, safety and wellbeing.

Anyone can make a S.A.I.L. referral by simply answering the yes/no questions on the checklist below. Age UK Lewisham and Southwark, working in partnership with local S.A.I.L. agencies, will coordinate and monitor the response.

The checklist enables access to a wide range of support services which improve:

• Health and well-being
• Mental resilience
• Isolation and social exclusion
• Financial inclusion
• Fire safety and wider home security issues
• Safeguarding concerns
• Personal safety and security

Southwark S.A.I.L. is available to Southwark residents over the age of 50.

Lewisham S.A.I.L. Connections™ is available to Lewisham residents over the age of 60.

See the progress our Southwark S.A.I.L.™ service has made by downloading our S.A.I.L. Impact report 2017-2018 here [PDF, 2.4MB].

See details of the exciting first year of our Lewisham S.A.I.L. Connections™ service by downloading our S.A.I.L. Connections Pilot Evaluation 2016-2018 here [PDF, 2MB].

Who to contact:

Southwark S.A.I.L.

Ema Bertacca
Independent Living Services Manager

Lewisham S.A.I.L. Connections

Jordan O'Shea
Lewisham S.A.I.L. Connections Manager

Address: Stones End Day Centre, 11 Scovell Road, London, SE1 1QQ

Tel: 020 7358 4077

New S.A.I.L. microsite!

You can also visit our S.A.I.L. microsite (preview below) to find out more about the service. You can now also make online referrals directly from the microsite!

Download Southwark S.A.I.L.™ form

Here you can download S.A.I.L. form (checklist) for Southwark, plus an explanatory postcard and guidance notes.

Download Lewisham S.A.I.L. Connections™ form

Here you can download a S.A.I.L. form (checklist) for Lewisham, plus an explanatory postcard.