Summary of Services provided:
The Community Older Peoples Team is made up of Health and Social Work staff including nursing, physio and Occupational Therapy. We provide services to support older people and their carers living in the community.
We can provide help with the following depending on the individual need:
- Independent living
- Mobility – getting around
- Exercise programmes
- Nursing care
- Podiatry – foot care
- Dietary advice
- Falls prevention
- Arranging packages of care, respite and community alarms
- Healthy living
The service is for individuals aged 65 years and over who live in West Dunbartonshire and require input from Health and Social Work staff to remain at home.
Anyone can refer to our service including yourself, family members, someone who is looking after you, health and social care professionals and voluntary organisations. If someone is referring on your behalf we prefer they have your permission to do so.