Each link below will take you to the individual website where you will find more information on the service.
Roar – Connections For Life takes no responsibility for external links.
|On the Renfrewshire Council community website you will find more local information. This includes community groups, news and events and advice about your bills or council tax. www.renfrewshire.gov.uk|
|Scotland’s helpline for older people tel: 0800 1244222 – Information, friendship and advice. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or for more information see their website www.agescotland.org.uk|
To support people with dementia, their carers and people working in the field of dementia, Health Scotland, in partnership with Alzheimer Scotland, have produced a range of free dementia resources which you can view and download from this page.All new for 2018, these books and DVDs provide a range of information and advice based on the experiences of people with dementia and their carers. If you would like to order free hard copies of any of these dementia resources, please call the Alzheimer Scotland 24-hour Dementia Helpline on 0808 808 3000 www.healthscotland.com/topics/stages/healthy-ageing/dementia-resources.aspxht
|Renfrewshire’s community plan, planning and achieving what we want for our communities by 2023. It’s about making sure that the services provided by the council, the police, the health service and other public organisations meet the needs of Renfrewshire’s communities, residents and businesses.|
| A service to help you get and share information for a healthier lifestyle. By joining Living it Up, we’ll keep you up to date on what’s happening in your area and how Living it Up may work for you.
|Renfrewshire Carers Centre is a one stop shop for carers whose aims are to support carers in their caring role and provide them with opportunities to have a life outside of caring through a range of high quality services.
|Food Train provide a range of services, delivered by volunteers, to older people in Scotland including grocery shopping home deliveries, household support services and befriending services.
|Care & Repair provides free and confidential advice and assistance to older people and people with disabilities throughout Renfrewshire. Their aim is to enable repairs and maintenance to be carried out and allow clients to maintain independence.
|The Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) Service in Scotland. Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) and bureaux all over the country are working together to improve the lives of the people that live here.
|A counselling support network, enabling those in distress to find a counsellor close to them and appropriate for their needs. The website also contains a number of sections on emotional disorders (types of distress section) and provides some useful statistics.
|Rehab 4 Alcoholism is a free and impartial helpline for people troubled with drug and alcohol issues. Rehab 4 alcoholism aims to save lives by stopping addiction before it becomes too late. Tel: 0800 111 4108 Web: www.rehab4alcoholism.com
What to do if you fall?
If you fall try to stay calm. Take time to assess the situation as it can take a few minutes to feel pain from injuries. What you do next will depend on if you’re hurt and whether or not you’re able to get up without help.
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