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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.

Services cover:

  • 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.

How do I access this service?

Referral information and other clinical guidance can be found on the CCG’s Remedy site:

Active Ageing Service 

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Please note all referrals for this service must be made via the Single Point of Access, call 0300 125 6789

 

Opening Hours

Monday – Friday, 9.00am – 5.00pm

Our staff

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

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