Resources

Counselling Directory

The counselling directory provides a huge support network of counsellors, enabling visitors to find a counsellor close to them and appropriate for their needs. just follow this link www.counselling-directory.org.uk

direct.gov.uk/carers

Including Education and learning, Employment, Environment and greener living Health and well-being Home and community Money, tax and benefits.
The Government’s website for carers.

Harleston Information Plus

Harleston Information Plus cenre just some of the ways that they can help local people, call in or give them a call on 01379851917

Health Watch Norfolk

Carers Council for Norfolk, are you a carer, Are you looking after someone ? why not take the survey online at www.surveymonkey.com/s/CarersNorfolk To find out more about Carers Council or request a paper copy of the survey by calling 01953856029 you can help to make local services more responsive to your needs.

Help with Lifeline

LIFELINE
Are you an older person who wants to remain independent in your own home but worries about being a burden on your family or friends?
Do you have health problems? Do you live or work alone? Do you feel vulnerable? Are you worried about bogus callers? Are you a lone parent?

The Contact Care Lifeline can help you by providing the support and assistance when you need it most.

What is the Contact Care Lifeline?

Contact Care offers the complete personal reassurance solution, for the young and elderly alike. The service enables you to get help by pressing a single button.
This automatically connects you to a fully trained operator who cares about your health and well-being at our 24 hour response centre.
The operator will speak to you to find out what kind of help you need and act appropriately. If you are unable to speak, our operators are trained to send help immediately.

What is the cost? £2.90 per week, one off installation cost £30.00
How do I call for help?

Whenever you need assistance, anywhere in your home or garden, simply press your Lifeline personal response button. The lightweight and waterproof button is easy to wear. Help can also be summoned from the Lifeline home unit itself.
Do I need any special equipment? No, the Lifeline home unit is simply plugged into an electric socket and existing telephone line.

How do I find out more?
Call us free on 0800 917 4680 to arrange a no obligation demonstration.
Catrina Chandler
Community alarms Manager
01508 532048
Email: cchandler@saffronhousing.co.uk

National Library for Health

Library of information. Aimed at health professionals but can be used by the public too. The National Library for Health (NLH) is a modern, integrated, hybrid service that aims to be 'the best, most trusted health related knowledge service in the world'. It comprises NHS funded services across the country and, a digital hub, plus commissioned information services and products.

South Norfolk Advocacy Group

Open, call in most Mondays 1pm -3.30pm or give us a call

The Samaritans

Samaritans provides confidential non-judgemental emotional support, 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide

Waveney Words The Diss talking newspaper

Do you know someone who would like to hear all the local news for free ? go to the following web site for more information (click hear)> www.waveney-words-diss.talking-newspaper.org.uk

Web site for Parkinsons UK

Parkinsons help

For help with some one with Parkinsons go to this web site www.parkinsons.org.uk