Elderly Care

The Sound Doctor

The Sound Doctor is an online library of more than 200 short films to help people and their carers look after themselves better by finding out more about their particular condition/conditions. Essex County Council (ECC) has commissioned The Sound Doctor which has been made available for us to offer to our patients.

Website: www.livewellcampaign.co.uk  

Tendring Community Transport (TCT)

TCT is a well established and accomplished Community Transport scheme, that provides wheelchair accessible, door-to-door transport, for people of all ages who find it difficult or impossible to access conventional public transport.

Telephone: 01255 436 962

Website: www.dial-a-ride.org

Silver Line

Free phone support for older people, 24 hours a day.

Telephone: 0800 4708 090

Website: www.thesilverline.org.uk

Age Concern

Age Concern are a local independent charitable company limited by guarantee providing services and support for older people.

Telephone: 01206 368420

Website: www.ageconcerncolchester.org.uk

Email: enquiries@ageconcerncolchester.org.uk

Royal Voluntary Service Essex

Royal Voluntary Service in Essex help older people maintain their independence and stay involved in the local community.

Telephone: 01708 854246

Website: www.royalvoluntaryservice.org.uk

Email: essexhub@royalvoluntaryservice.org.uk

Age UK

Age UK is the country’s largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. We believe in a world where everyone can love later life and we work every day to achieve this.

Telephone: 0800 169 2081

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk