Patient Survey

We would be very grateful if you could fill in this year’s patient survey, many thanks

Elderly Care

Community alarm service

The community alarm allows you to communicate with our control centre 24 hours a day, seven days a week, if you need support or help. The community alarm service can support you if you have: an illness a physical frailty a disability frequent falls which adversely affects your ability to live independently in your own home You can also ask for one if you care for someone but are unable to provide support due to ill health or admission to hospital.

Angus Falls Service

Self Referral - if you have had a fall, or are concerned about falling, you can refer yourself to the Tayside Falls Service. The Falls Service Team will be able to give you information about what classes are on in your area and whether you are likely to benefit from attending the class.
01356 665170

Independent Age

More than two million older people are living in poverty. And around 750,000 have to choose between paying for heating or eating. There have never been so many people who need our help.
020 7605 4200

Care about Angus

Care About Angus is a company developed under the principles of social enterprise. This means the (role of) employees and people receiving home care will have a greater say in the companies activities and the way it goes about business. The new and more democratic approach to service delivery is based on the relationships of trust between the people providing home help services and the people receiving the services.

Reengage

Re-engage provides vital, life-enhancing social connections for older people at a time in their lives when their social circles are diminishing.
0800 716543

The Dalhouse Centre

The Dalhousie Centre is a small, independent, and charity run day centre. for older adults situated within the "city' of Brechin.
01356 625501

Community mental health service for older people and people with dementia

We offer a community mental health service for: people with dementia of all ages people over 65 years of age with mental health problems. These teams include staff from health and social work including mental health nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, psychiatrists, psychologists and support workers, who work together to help people with mental health problems.
03452 777 778

Street Fit Scotland

Street fit Scotland is a not for profit Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation/Social Enterprise. Our programme provides a route back into the community, a way of re-integrating back into society supporting to become active citizens.

When to immunise

Different vaccines are given at different ages to protect you and your child. Find out when these vaccinations are offered, and when and where they'll be given.

Anticipatory care planning

If you have a long term health condition, making an anticipatory care plan can help you get back in control over what's important to you. Anticipatory care planning (ACP) means that health and care practitioners work with people and their carers to ensure that the right thing is done at the right time by the right person.

Falls risk screening

If you’ve fallen, or are at risk of falling, your GP or other health or social care professional may offer you a ‘home and person’ falls risk screen to identify ways to reduce your risk of further falls, and help you to continue to carry out activities that are important to you. In some situations your GP might refer you directly to a falls clinic (or other hospital clinic) for a medical assessment. This would usually be because you’ve: had a blackout, experienced dizziness, or other symptoms.

Care equipment and adapting your home

If you’re elderly, disabled or have a long term health condition and want help to live safely and independently in your home, using equipment, technology or making adaptations to your home may be a good option for you. This could include: getting equipment, like shower rails, adapting your home by installing a ramp or widening the doors, using everyday technology like computers or tablets to keep in touch with friends and family, or do your shopping online. Care Information Scotland can advise
0800 011 3200

Over 60 + or have a Disability? Eligible for free bus travel

If you are over 60 or have a disability, you could be eligible for free bus travel to get around Scotland and your local area. You can access this via the National Entitlement Card, your pass to free bus travel in Scotland.

Friends against Scams

Friends Against Scams is a National Trading Standards Scams Team initiative, which aims to protect and prevent people from becoming victims of scams by empowering people to take a stand against scams. Scams cost the UK economy £5-£10 Billion a year 53% of people over 65 have been targeted by scams Only 5% of scams are reported Our statistics indicate that the average scam victim has lost over £3000.
0808 223 1133

Crossroads Scotland

Crossroads Caring Scotland is one of the country's leading voluntary sector providers of support for carers and their families. Established as a charity in Scotland in 1978, we provide support services across Scotland, helping people to live independently at home.
0141 226 3793

Care Information Scotland

If you look after someone, need care yourself or are planning your future care needs, you can get the information and advice you need here.
0800 011 3200

Telecare Self-Check Online Tool

This is an easy to use online tool that allows you to find helpful information on telecare services in your area that could help you live independently at home for longer. The tool asks 6 – 12 questions and will take about 5 minutes to complete. Once you have completed the tool you will be given useful information relating to your answers.

Older Drivers

Experienced drivers are, in general, safer than those with less experience. But as we get older, our health and fitness, often including our eyesight, physical condition and reaction times, begins to decline. Age related conditions can also begin to affect our driving. Recognise whether and how your driving is changing and decide what you can do to cope with these changes and find help, such as medical advice, driving assessments and training and vehicle adaptations.

Age UK

Age UK is the country’s largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. Age UK believe in a world where everyone can love later life and we work every day to achieve this.
0800 678 1602

The Silver Line

The Silver Line is the only free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
0800 4 70 80 90

Cinnamon Trust

Cinnamon Trust is the only specialist national charity which seeks to relieve the anxieties, problems, and sometimes injustices, faced by elderly and terminally ill people and their pets, thereby saving a great deal of human sadness and animal suffering.
01736 757 900