Coronavirus (COVID-19): Changes to this service
Assessments have now recommenced in service user’s homes (where appropriate). Staff will wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for all visits.
Ongoing support and signposting has been reinitiated for service users as per clinical judgement and availability of other services.
Who is this service for?
This service is for adults aged 70 and over who are registered with a GP in South Gloucestershire. It is a five day a week non-emergency service. Your GP may suggest to you that you would benefit from our service.
If you are over 85 and would like to meet us, please ask your GP for a referral.
What we do
The Active Ageing Team consists of Health Visitors and Health Visitor Support Workers who work in the community to help people access medical, social, home environment and financial services.
The team helps to identify health needs and signpost families to the services they may require in order to maintain independence.
- Falls and accident prevention
- Advice on memory loss and dementia
- Support for those who have been recently bereaved
- Advice on managing long term health conditions
- Health education
- Signposting to local and national support services
The team also provides support for carers.
Monday – Friday, 9.00am – 5.00pm
Jacqui Galvin – Health Visitor
Sally Snowden – Health Visitor
Katie Rademaker – Health Visitor
Julie Songhurst – Support Worker
Julie Connock – Support Worker
Jane Rowsell – Support Worker
Mary-Ann Hawkins – Support Worker