Welfare & Services for the Elderly

Welfare & Services for the Elderly – September 2017

Essex County Council seem to be sitting on thousands of mobility aids that have not been cleaned and re- distributed to residents who are waiting for them.  These include hospital beds, walking frames and wheelchairs.  There is also a huge delay in getting people home...

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Welfare & Services for the Elderly – June 2017

The CHAPS day proved to be very successful with about 120 men being seen and just over 20 other having to be sent away as all the sessions were full. 3 aneurisms were found, 1 gall bladder problem, 3 severely diabetic results and 1 borderline and 6 prostate severe and...

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Welfare & Services for the Elderly – May 2017

The loop system has been serviced and was found to be in good condition. The only problem that was found was the volume was up to high and this could have caused a problem with people wearing hearing aids. Julie was given a demonstration and found if you wear a...

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September 2014 – Services for Older People

Attended the farewell drinks at the Rosebud for Simon Tattersall with Alan and Vivien.   Took part in the Owl’s mobility scooter day on Sunday 7th September which was a huge success and the Welfare and Information day on Saturday14th September where there were a...

July 2014 – Services for Older People

When the announcement came about the closure of Barclays bank I arranged a meeting with the local Manager who informed me they would like to keep a member of staff in the town, we arranged to meet in the council office to see if any of our rooms would be suitable.  It...

March 2014 – Services for Older People

Attended the Mayor's fund raising Spring Dance with other staff and councillors on Saturday 8th March.  What a great night!!  Well done On Wednesday 12th March I was invited to the Co-op Women’s Guild 85th Birthday Tea where I present the committee with presents for...

February 2014 – Services for Older People

On Wednesday 29th January AGE UK held their Winter Warmth Campaign at the council offices.  They offered electric blanket testing free of charge.  If any failed and the resident was over 65 a free one was offered to them.  They had 10 appointments made but were also...

January 2014 – Services for Older People

I attended a meeting with a new care company called Tranquillity Care Solutions UK Ltd, who will specialise in End of Life care and specialist care in your own home.  Their main office is based in Wivenhoe and they will cover all local areas as well as being on call...

October 2013 – Services for Older People

Had a meeting with a resident of Santiago Cottages regarding Colne Housing. Attended the Hopkins Homes Consultation on the proposed Robinson Road development, which was very well attended. Tuesday 1st October – Due to other welfare calls, I was unable to attend the...

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