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Care About Angus
Address: Care About Angus

8 Grant Rd, Arbroath



DD11 1JN
Long Business Description:

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;

​Shopping
Laundry
Ironing service
Cleaning
Wellbeing visits
Light meal preparation
Prescription pick up
Escort to local appointments

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

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

Business Website Address: http://www.chss.org.uk
Business Phone Number: 07918690643
Gowrie Care
Long Business Description:

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.
 

Business Website Address: http://www.gowriecare.co.uk
Kirrie Connections
Address: 5 Bank St
Kirriemuir

DD8 4BE
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Long Business Description:

“Kirrie Connections is a community hub that serves as the base for the Dementia Friendly Kirriemuir Project. The hub is a place where people living with dementia and their carers can get advice, support and form new friendships. We work with a variety of other partners, including Alzheimer Scotland and the Angus Carer’s Centre. The hub is open 5 days a week, Monday to Friday from 9:30am- 4pm, and offers sessions ranging from arts and crafts to sporting memories.

 

We are currently looking for volunteers to help support our activities, and are also looking for people living with dementia and their carers to be directly involved in telling us what they want from the project.

Business Website Address: http://www.kirrieconnections.co.uk
Business Phone Number: 01575 573805
MS Society
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Long Business Description:

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

Business Website Address: http://www.angusmssociety.org.uk
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NHS Tayside
Address: NHS Tayside Communications Department
Ninewells Hospital & Medical School
DD1 9SY
Long Business Description:

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

 

Business Phone Number: 01382 740720
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Parent to Parent
Address: Ardler Clinic, Turnberry Avenue, Dundee
DD2 3TP
Long Business Description:

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.

 

Business Website Address: http://parent-to-parent.org/
Business Phone Number: 01382 817558
Penumbra
Address: First Floor
115 High Street
Arbroath

DD11 1DP
Long Business Description:

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.”

Business Website Address: http://www.penumbra.org.uk
Business Phone Number: 01241 873900
Address: Room 3004
East Day Home
Kings Cross Hospital
Dundee
DD3 8EA
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Long Business Description:

The Scottish Health Council supports and promotes communities and health and social care organisations working together to shape services and help ensure they best meet the needs of those using them, their families and carers. Support we provide includes meeting with communities and groups to raise awareness of the spectrum of different ways people can give feedback, share views, raise concerns and use their experiences to help shape services, and of the support available to do so.  We also run free Voices Scotland workshops which to help people understand the structure of health and social care and how to work together with services to identify and deliver improvements. If you would like us to come and speak to your community or group or run a workshop, please contact us at our local office.

Business Website Address: http://www.scottishhealthcouncil.org
Business Phone Number: 01382 740074 ext 71413
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Tayside Cancer Support
Address: Tayside Cancer Support
Block C, Room 025
Ninewells Hospital
Dundee
DD1 9SY
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Long Business Description:

Tayside Cancer Support offers the opportunity for anyone affected by cancer in Tayside to receive emotional, social and practical support, either on an individual basis or in a group setting.
The charity has been in existence since July 1994, and is made up of an Executive Committee of voluntary Trustees, one paid employee and approximately twenty volunteer befrienders. We work with cancer patients, their families, carers and friends. We do this alongside healthcare professionals and other charities and support groups to provide vital support and information.​

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Address: 262 High Street
Arbroath
Angus
Scotland

DD11 1JE
Locality:
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Alzheimer Scotland provides services and support across Scotland to help you live as well as possible with dementia. Whether you want information and advice, personalised support services, or activities in your community, we can help.

Business Phone Number: 01241 462 780
Angus Dementia Resource Centre
Address: 264 High Street
Arbroath
DD11 1JE
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Long Business Description:

At the Angus Dementia Resource Centre in Arbroath we aim to provide a central hub for information and support for people affected by dementia throughout Angus.
Support Services
Carer Groups offer mutual support and sharing of information in a confidential setting.
Details of Carers Groups can be obtained by contacting Angus Services direct.
 
The Service aims to support the families, relatives and friends of people with dementia at any stage of the illness.
Carers support from Alzheimer Scotland is free and offers advice, information and emotional and practical support through:
·         Telephone contact
·         Home visits
·         Carers Groups
·         Information leaflets and books
·         Education courses and events
·         Information about local services and resources Involvement
 
Carers tell us they experience feelings of isolation; feelings of loss and grief; insufficient support and insufficient information: Alzheimer Scotland understands.
 
We also run a number of informal Drop-in groups, throughout Angus, for people with dementia, their families and friends.
 
All our groups are for people who are able to attend on their own safely or who can bring their own support with them.

Business Website Address: http://www.alzscot.org
Business Phone Number: 01241 462 780
Angus Independent Advocacy
Address: 60 High Street
Arbroath
DD11 1AW
Long Business Description:

Angus Independent Advocacy is an independent organisation working alongside vulnerable people to help them have their voice heard and safeguard their rights.  We work with people who are at risk of being unable to safeguard their rights, and who may have:

mental ill health
a learning disability
dementia
an acquired brain injury, or
are an older person.

Business Website Address: http://www.angusindadvocacy.org
Business Phone Number: 01241 434413
Address: AIDARS
Gowanlea 12 – 14 Seaton Rd
Arbroath
Angus
DD11 5DX
Long Business Description:

Angus Integrated Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service

AIDARS covers the whole of Angus through two locality based teams. The North Locality Team covers: Brechin, Montrose, Forfar and Kirriemuir. The South Locality Team covers Arbroath, Carnoustie and Monifeith.

AIDARS offers the following support services:

· Motivational Enhancement Therapy

· In patient and community detox for alcohol and opiates and Opiate Replacement Therapy

· Recovery care planning and self directed support

· Overdose awareness (including Naloxone dispensing), harm reduction and BBV Testing

· Relapse prevention in groups and one to one, supported by medication if required

· Psychological interventions.

AIDARS aims to:

· Respond to referrals requesting drug and alcohol assessments within one week

· Provide an assessment appointment for Opiate Replacement Therapy within three weeks of referral

· Commence non ORT treatments and support for individuals using drugs and alcohol within three weeks of referral

· Enable individual s to access treatment quickly and support them to remain in treatment until they achieve their treatment goals

· To reduce drugs deaths in Angus by providing Overdose Prevention and Intervention training to service users and their families.

· Work with our partners in the third sector to provide a seamless service across the Recovery Oriented System of Care in Angus.

Business Phone Number: 01241 822502
Locality: ,
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Montrose group meet on the last Monday of each month (except December) at the Links Medical Centre, Montrose 2pm-4pm.

Carnoustie group meet on the last Wednesday of each month (except December) in The Parkview Health Centre 2pm-4pm.

The group is a self help support group who have regular monthly meetings with speakers on various subjects, as we feel that good information and communication is important in the self management of our conditions and the more we know what is available to us, the more we are able to cope with everyday life.

During the group sessions we also have relaxation and seated exercise sessions so there’s maybe something you can take and enjoy at your leisure which will help you manage a little better.

Our group is open to all members of the public who suffer from or care for someone with a long term medical condition, not only from the Angus area but also from Dundee. We have a signpost links page on our website and we have a small library of DVDs, CDs and leaflets available to our group members. There is no charge for attending any of our meetings and a list of speakers is on our website at http://www.altcsg.org.uk

Business Website Address: http://www.altcsg.org.uk
Locality:
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Penumbra Angus Nova Service

At First Floor, 115 High Street, Arbroath, DD11 1DP

nova@penumbra.org.uk

01241 873 900

We accept self-referrals, as well as referrals from any other agency/organisation

Business Phone Number: 01241 873 900
Address: ARBROATH ACADEMY, GLENISLA DRIVE
Arbroath
Scotland

DD11 5JD
Long Business Description:

Angus Special Playscheme provides fun and educational activities during the school holidays for children aged 5-18 with additional support needs.  They run three schemes flexibly tailored to different age ranges.   In addition to this they also run a scheme called 1:2:1 which caters for those with complex needs who require particular one to one care.

Business Phone Number: 01241 439742
Angus Voice
Long Business Description:

The aims of Angus Voice are:

To influence the strategic direction of Adult Mental Health Services locally, regionally and nationally, and contribute to their overall improvement;

To support Contributors to become actively involved in the planning, development, evaluation and improvement of mental health services delivered by the statutory, voluntary and independent sectors in Angus;

To raise awareness of mental health issues within the wider community, including in Further Education establishments; and challenge the stigma associated with mental ill health.

Why is Angus Voice Important?

People with direct experience of mental health problems have a unique perspective and expertise. Collective advocacy is an opportunity to harness this expertise and use it to benefit and influence the ways in which mental health services in Angus are developed and run, to educate professionals and the public, and to empower and influence contributors’ lives.

 

We work across Angus, and our office is based in the Angus Independent Advocacy building at 60 High Street, Arbroath DD11 1AW.

Website Address http://angusvoice.co.uk

We’re always keen to hear from people who have lived experience, and who have made use of mental health services in Angus.
 
For more information, telephone Participation Development Workers (job share partners) Sheila 07760 753293 or Callum 07736 679399 or email sheila@communityenterprise.co.uk or callum@communityenterprise.co.uk

Business Website Address: http://angusvoice.co.uk
Business Phone Number: 07760 753293
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You will be able to get support with Universal Credit at:

Arbroath Academy Community Wing

Arbroath Job Centre

Arbroath Learning Shop

Arbroath Library

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Address: Caledonian House, Greenmarket
Dundee
Scotland
DD1 4QB
Locality:
Long Business Description:

Asbestos Action is a charity that supports the sufferers of asbestos related disease. We offer emotional and practical support to victims. Completion of benefit entitlement claims and advice on civil compensation.

Business Phone Number: 01382225715