Elderly Care Advice

District Nursing Team

The District Nursing team are responsible for managing patients in the community who cannot attend surgery. They also check up on patients who have recently been discharged from hospital for wound care etc. The community nursing team are located at the Whitworth Hospital. To contact them please call them on 01332 564900.

Dementia UK

Dementia UK offers specialist one-to-one support and expert advice for people living with dementia.

Telephone: 0800 888 6678

Website: www.dementiauk.org

Age UK

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

Telephone: 0800 169 2081

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk

Silver Line

Free phone support for older people, 24 hours a day.

Telephone: 0800 4708 090

Website: www.thesilverline.org.uk

Alzheimer's Society

Advise and support if you are caring for someone with alzheimer's or dementia.

Telephone: 01246 223366

Ashgate Hospice

Hospice care provides pain relief and symptom control to people with any life-limiting illness as well as emotional, spiritual and social care and support. The majority of hospice care is delivered to patients in their own home.

Hospice care focuses on comfort and quality of life, rather than cure and is extended to loved ones.

Telephone: 01246 568801

Email: General enquiries:info@ashgatehospicecare.org.uk