Halloween can frighten the elderly and vulnerable

Halloween – stay safe and think of others

Halloween – stay safe and think of others Halloween is here again! It’s getting colder, it’s darker earlier, and it’s the time of year when people like to dress up and get a bit spooky! This can be great fun, especially for children. Tonight there will be lots of children and teenagers heading out for…

A couple looking happy as they are getting older

Getting older is something to celebrate

Getting older is something to celebrate Getting older doesn’t have to be a difficult time! We joined our colleagues at Nottingham City Council and other city organisations on Tuesday 1st October to mark International Older People’s Day. This year the event was built around the signing of the Older People’s Charter. We were calling on…

Medical conditions in older people

Medical conditions in older people

Medical conditions in older people There are stats that say four million older people in the UK are affected by long-term medical conditions. With the baby boomers getting to an older age, this figure is expected to rise. In fact experts predict that this figure will reach seven million by 2030. In 2019 people are…

Mobile care for when you're out and about

Mobile care is now available!

Mobile care is now available! Did you know mobile care is now available to new and existing Nottingham on Call customers? What is mobile care? Good question! Many of you will now have heard about elderly care alarms in our homes. Our personal care alarm and monitoring service is now working for thousands of customers…

Little girl at Nottingham City Homes Fun Day, Bulwell Academy

Fun Day in Bulwell gives chance to chat to NOC!

Come and meet us at the Nottingham City Homes fun day! Event: Celebrating 100 Years of Council Housing with Nottingham City Homes Venue: Bulwell Academy, Squires Avenue, Nottingham, NG6 8HG Date and time: Saturday 14th September, 12noon till 4pm   Fun day announced with Nottingham City Homes. On Saturday 14th September we are joining the…

Winwood Heights Extra Care Centre

Extra care scheme ready in Nottingham

Extra care scheme now ready for Nottingham people Did you know the new age of care is extra care?   And in Nottingham, the Council and Nottingham City Homes are leading the charge. This month they opened the doors on their brand new extra care scheme in Sherwood.   They have created the new Winwood…

Older couple able to come home thanks to Winter Pressures funding

Winter Pressures funding changing lives

Winter Pressures funding changing lives In the Winter of 2018-19 Nottingham City Council gave us funding to deliver a Winter Pressures project.   The project enabled us to offer our support to people who weren’t funded by social care packages. They had funded access to our equipment and services for six months. This was available…

Girl's feet walking alone

Adult social care discussed in detail

Nottingham’s DASS group (Directors of Adult Social Services) hosted its AGM this summer. The event brings together the local team from adult social care. This year saw presentations from practitioners, along with some clips from citizens. The team also heard from colleagues about how they are working differently and achieving great outcomes for their citizens.…

Lady lying on floor after having a fall could be helped by Falls Lifting pilot

Falls Lifting pilot tackles ambulance waits

Falls lifting pilot launches this month to help you continue to live independently in your home. The Falls Lifting pilot is included in all of our current care monitoring packages. The team don’t ask you to pay any additional charge for this service. It is included in all of our packages.   This service is…

older people feeling lonely

Older people feeling lonely is a concern

Older people feeling lonely is a big concern. Our partner, Nottingham City Homes, works alongside us to help tackle this growing problem. Its Head of Supported Housing, Antony Dixon, presented at the fourth Annual Tackling Loneliness Forum in July 2019, which was held by Inside Government in Central London. He spoke to the forum about…