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Adults and older people

Adults and older people

Information relating to adults and older people's health and care.

older people

At any stage in life Adults and Older People can find that they need advice or support.  We know that quite often these needs emerge unexpectedly.

In this section of the website we aim to offer information on some of the most common problems which are likely to emerge. Including 'I need help with' - looking after yourself and living safely at home, getting out and about and information about your options if you are unable to live at home by yourself.

The subpages offer a wide range of information and advice about Health and Care. It also provides contact details and links to local services.

East Renfrewshire's Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP)  fully support the Talking Points personal outcomes approach which is based on years of research on what is important to people who use health and social care services. The starting point for services is to have a conversation with the person to find out what is important to them in life, and then to work out how everybody can work together to achieve the outcomes identified. Sometimes this can involve the person changing or improving some aspect of their life, and sometimes it can mean trying to maintain qualify of life, despite health problems. Focusing on outcomes means trying to ensure the greatest independence and quality of life possible for the individual, please see related documents on the following pages for further information.

If you cannot find what you are looking for, you can use the contact form at: Contact HSCP.

Specific health and social care services in East Renfrewshire. This includes looking after yourself and living safely at home, getting out and about and your choices if you cannot stay at home.

Recovery from illness, health conditions and services, dementia, emotional support, staying healthy and well, and mental health.

Links to pages that will help support you or a member of your family with a disability.

Adult support and protection, Violence Against Women and protecting yourself at home.

Support for the Armed Forces Community.

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