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Care About Angus
Care About Angus

8 Grant Rd, Arbroath



DD11 1JN

Care About Angus is a company developed under the principles of social enterprise providing a home help service. This means the (role of) employees and people receiving home care will have a greater say in the companies activities and the way it goes about business. The new and more democratic approach to service delivery is based on the relationships of trust between the people providing home help services and the people receiving the services. In essence, the means Care About Angus will always act in the best interest of the people involved and provide a unique person centred service: always positive and actively caring.
Care About Angus offers a local person centred service to assist people at home with the following;
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Cleaning Service – (assistance with general housework)

Laundry Service (assistance with laundry at home

Ironing service – (assistance with ironing at home)

http://www.careaboutangus.org.uk
01241 797777
Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland
3rd Floor, Rosebery House
9, Haymaket Terrace
Edinburgh
EH12 5EZ

Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland works locally in Angus

to improve the quality of life for people after a stroke,

or diagnosis of a chest or heart condition.

 

We can:-

provide vital advice, support and information

Freephone  0808 801 0899

Contact   adviceline@chss.org.uk

 

arrange group and 1-1 support in hospital and in your local community

Contact   darlene.drummond@chss.org.uk

provide volunteering opportunities across Angus

Visit       www.chss.org.uk/volunteering

http://www.chss.org.uk
07918690643
Gowrie Care

Gowrie Care provides support to more than 1000 people across Angus, Dundee, Edinburgh, Fife, Glasgow and Perthshire.
We support people with learning disabilities and Autism, mental health, complex needs, people who have experienced or are at risk of homelessness, and the care needs associated with older people.
Support can be provided in a residential setting or in the client’s own home as appropriate.
 

http://www.gowriecare.co.uk
Job Centre Plus
Service Rd, Forfar,
DD8 3HY

Our main client groups are: Unemployed people, Carers, Lone Parents, people with health conditions, and  people in receipt of Universal Credit in Perth & Kinross

Age Group: Primarily aged 18+ but also 16 and 17 year olds.

Criteria for working with our clients: Mainly unemployed people in receipt of Universal Credit, Jobseeker’s Allowance, Employment Support Allowance, Income Support although anyone with a disability can access services.

Other Information: Specialist Advisor Support including Access to Work and specialist disability services. Access to jobs across the UK and Europe, training opportunities, job search assistance, work experience placements, sector based work academies and Work Trials. Assistance provided to Employers with using our Universal Jobmatch service to advertise vacancies

 

 

https://www.gov.uk/jobsearch
0345 604 3719
Margaret J Forbes Qualified Complementary Therapist and Teacher/Trainer

The therapies that I offer are:

Hypnotherapy, EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique), Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and REIKI can help treat matters of the mind and body which perhaps hold you back from reaching your full potential in any aspects of your life’s journey.

Please visit my website HYPNOTAP for further information

So if you:

Are you looking to change your life?  

Are there issues and problems you would like to be rid of?

Anything at all that is holding you back from getting the most out of life?

Well, this could be as simple as changing your thought patterns or your beliefs about yourself  because  your reality is created by your “beliefs,” usually deep seated beliefs, sometimes ingrained from birth.  It is from these beliefs that we form our perceptions about the world and ourselves, and from these perceptions we develop our behaviours and how we deal with life.

So if you want to make the changes in your life so that you can do what you want to do and be all you want can be an aid to help you reach your full potential. These therapies are not magic wands but techniques to help you overcome any outdated thoughts and beliefs to enable you to live the life and achieve the goals you dream of.

I can also offer an alternative to the above in the form of a Reiki treatment. The Reiki system of healing is a safe, gentle, non-intrusive technique to treat physical or emotional problems or simply for relaxation.  It is a holistic system for balancing, healing and harmonising all aspects of the body and when the whole body is in balance it can heal itself.

Discover the real you and tap into your full potential now!

MS Society
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The MS Group in Angus welcomes anyone who suffer MS in Angus.

We hold monthly social outings with good food and cheerful conversation.

We also provide emotional and financial support to anyone who suffers MS in Angus and their carers.

Our contact numbers are:

Ina McBeath – 01241 829054

Angus Group Office – 01307 466113

http://www.angusmssociety.org.uk
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Murton Trust
Arbroath Road, Forfar
DD8 2RZ

Murton Trust manages a thriving nature reserve, visitor farm and tea room, on the outskirts of Forfar.  Murton provides a unique environment in which children, young people and adults can learn and develop skills for life. We wish to enrich people’s lives by using our site as an educational tool that has a positive impact on all ages.

 

As a Scottish charitable organisation with a dual purpose, situated on a former sand and gravel quarry, Murton Trust manages and enhances the natural heritage on the 100 acre site and currently utilises the landscape to provide opportunities for young people from Angus and Dundee (aged 14-19) who are disengaged from formal education, to gain meaningful vocational qualifications or work experience in hospitality and land based skills.
Murton Trust is a Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) accredited vocational training centre, our education programmes make significant differences to the futures of challenged young people.  We support those currently at school and those who have left school with no positive destination who are at risk of future social and employment exclusion, as a consequence of little or no school achievements.
We also operate Murton Tots Outdoor Playgroup throughout term time, working with pre-school children in an outdoor setting introducing them to the benefits of playing outdoors and experiencing nature at an early age.
Since opening 11 years ago, the nature reserve has become a hidden gem, teaming with wildlife including otters. The 80 acre nature reserve flourishes with diverse habitats; lochs, wetlands, woods, wild flower meadows, and nesting sites for sand martins. An abundant array of wetland and wading birds including Little Ringed Plovers a local biodiversity priority species are thriving. The management and design of the site mean paths and seating afford views, and provide access to nature without encroaching nesting sites or damaging habitats. The visitor farm and tea room have grown in popularity and are firmly established as a tourist destination, featuring in the list of top 20 places to visit in Angus.  Murton recognises the importance of tourism to its future sustainability and has become a key player in the Angus Tourism Cooperative established across the county by tourist attractions, hospitality businesses and accommodation providers.

 

 

http://www.murtontrust.org.uk
01307 466041
NHS Tayside
NHS Tayside Communications Department
Ninewells Hospital & Medical School
DD1 9SY

NHS Tayside provides health care services for people in Dundee, Angus and Perth & Kinross.

For a full lsit of services, please visit our website http://www.nhstayside.scot.nhs.uk and keep up to date with the latest news by following us on social media.

Follow us on Facebook – http://facebook.com/NHSTayside

Follow us on Twitter – http://twitter.com/NHSTayside

 

01382 740720
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Parent to Parent
Ardler Clinic, Turnberry Avenue, Dundee
DD2 3TP

Parent to Parent support parents and carers of children with additional needs living in Angus, Dundee and Perth & Kinross. We can provide one to one emotional support, group support, workshops on managing challenging behaviour, advocacy at meetings and appointments, information about local services and links to other parents with a child with an additional need. Children and young people with additional needs can also receive advocacy and support to help them voice their worries and concerns to parents, teachers, social workers etc.

 

http://parent-to-parent.org/
01382 817558
Penumbra
First Floor
115 High Street
Arbroath

DD11 1DP

Penumbra Angus Nova Service offers support to individuals experiencing mental health challenges to engage more fully into their community, by helping them to access mainstream activities and groups such as further education, sports, clubs and work, whether voluntary or paid. The service is available to anyone living in Angus, over the age of 16 years.”

http://www.penumbra.org.uk
01241 873900
Academy Medical Centre
Academy Street
Forfar
DD8 2HA
http://www.academymedicalcentre.co.uk/
01307 462316

Andy started with Angus Council in 2005 as an active schools coordinator in North Arbroath and has now been in the lead coordinator role for 10 years. Sport has played a big part in Andy’s life having previously worked in sports development and leisure facility management roles. Outside of work it’s pretty much all sport too! The days of team sport are long gone for Andy, and he now fills his time on the golf course, on the bike, and in the winter on the snowboard.

07795496039

Stevie has been working with the Angus Active Schools team since 2010.  Sport has always been a huge part of his life and he enjoys developing volunteers and helping provide opportunities for young people to get involved and progress in a wide variety of sports and physical activity. In his spare time he enjoys… all things sport!

07799341590
Angus Access Information Centre
4 Victoria Street
Forfar
DD8 3HU

Angus Access Panel provides advice and information service for people with disabilities and their carers.
The Panel covers a wide area. Coastal from Montrose, Arbroath, Carnoustie to Monifieth and Landward from Brechin, Forfar and Kirriemuir. It also includes the beautiful Angus Glens.

The panel consists of a number of volunteers who work from the office based in Forfar.

Office Opening Times:
Monday 2pm – 4pm (call in or phone)

http://www.angusaccess.org.uk/
01307 465161
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Angus Active Schools

Volunteering opportunities

Active Schools provides a number of exciting volunteer opportunities to those interested in sport or physical activity. Through volunteering with Active Schools you can help out your local school and community as well as gain valuable experience of coaching and working with children and young people.

could you help?
do you have a little time to spare?
could you help lead activities for children?
would you like to gain a qualification in coaching sport or leading other activities?

If so, then think about volunteering with the Angus Active Schools team.

Active Schools relies heavily on volunteers to assist with and run various clubs around Angus. You don’t have to be sporty to lend a hand – just enthusiastic! We are looking for people to help out with a range of activities. From woodland walks to after-school sports clubs – there is something for volunteers of all ages and abilities. The time commitment is up to you and training will be provided.

Why volunteer?

Volunteering is an ideal way to get involved in sport and physical activity, develop new skills and stay engaged in a sport. Volunteering can be a rewarding activity which helps you to meet new people and take on new challenges through roles such as coaching or administration.  There are many reasons to volunteer in sport – volunteers make sport happen and create the next generation of sporting stars.  You could be giving back but you’ll also be helping make sport happen, without people like you, sport would not work!

sense of achievement
use your existing skills and learn new skills valuable in other areas of employment
satisfaction of doing something within your own community
receive training
gain qualifications
free Disclosure Scotland PVG (normally £60.00)

What skills can I expect to gain and develop?

Sport is looking for enthusiastic and confident people just like you to take on a variety of roles.  And sport will give back to you too!  Did you know that being involved in a sports club can give you the same energy boost as having a pay rise?

Skills and qualities you could expect to develop:

confidence
self esteem
speaking to groups
presenting
managing accounts and budgeting
event organisation

t: @ActiveSchAngus

07771506042
Angus Activity Programme

We work in partnership with Angus Health & Social Care Partnership and Angus Alive in all the Angus burghs (except Monifieth) to provide exercise classes at different levels for people with a long-term condition, their partners and carers.   These classes take place in Leisure Centres.   We also recruit and train volunteers to provide seated exercise classes in Care Homes, Sheltered Housing and to other groups when requested.   We take referrals to provide one-to-one exercises for people who are housebound.   Further information can be found on the website at www.angusactivityprogramme.wordpress.com

01307 492547
Angus Archives
Angus Archives
Hunter Library
Restenneth Priory
By Forfar
DD8 2SZ

The archive has a wealth of resources, from original documents, thousands of photographs, books, unique indexes, transcripts, family histories & research files.

If you need advice, please visit, phone or email the archive for assistance.

You can explore our sources in more detail by selecting an option from the following:

Angus Building Image Index
Angus People Image Index
Angus County Council records
Burgh Records
Indexes of documents, books and photographs
Local History Collection of books
Manuscript collection
Research Files
Transcripts of hard to read documents

01307 468644
Angus Cardiac Group

Angus Cardiac Group is a patient led support group which was established in 1992 with a view to supporting cardiac care and rehabilitation in Angus through member support, social contact, fundraising, partnership working with health professionals and the local authority, and the promotion of patient involvement with the NHS. Membership is not confined to those with coronary heart disease but is open to partners, carers and family members of those with cardiac disease.

 
ABOUT US

THE PURPOSE OF THE GROUP IS TO SUPPORT CARDIAC CARE AND REHABILITATION IN ANGUS BY:

Supporting Group members
Facilitating social contact
Raising funds to support the activities of the Group
Working in partnership with health professionals and others
Promoting patient and public involvement with the health service
Actively seeking new member

ANGUS CARDIAC GROUP IS OPEN TO:

People with coronary heart/cardiac disease
Partners, carers and family of those with cardiac disease
Involved health professionals
Any person interested in the aims and activities of the Group
Anyone with any other long term condition

CURRENT MEMBERSHIP OF ANGUS CARDIAC GROUP CONSISTS OF ALL OF THE ABOVE.

Caresview Road
Forfar
Angus
Scotland


DD8 3BT

To assist older and disabled people to carry out repairs, improvements and adaptations to enable people to remain safe and secure in their own community.

 

Initiative include Care and Repair (assistance with major repairs and adaptations which often attract Council grant assistance), small repairs (small charge for labour and the cost of materials used are charged for), Home Safety (a safety check within the home advise on safe practice).

http://www.anguscareandrepair.org
01307 477522
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