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Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

Big plans for the care we provide

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Support for older people

support for older people

We aim to provide services which will ensure the well-being, independence and safety for older people and their carers.

We organise and provide a range of services to support older people living in the Borough and their carers.

These services include:

Further to this you will also find support information in the Stockton Information Directory and advice for the elderly regarding care, benefits, age discrimination and computer courses on the Age Uk website.

 

Stockton Information Directory

The Stockton Information Directory provides information and advice on a range of services and opportunities for adults across the borough of Stockton. The wide range of services include information and advice on where local groups or leisure activities are taking place, what help you can get to remain in your own home as well as housing and care home information, and much more.

Visit the Stockton Information Directory for further information on support for older people.

 

The Herbert Protocol

Do you care for someone who has dementia and worry that they might go missing? The Herbert Protocol is here to help find them if they do.

Nothing is more worrying or distressing than when a loved one or friend goes missing or doesn't return home when expected.

For people living with or caring for someone with dementia, this may be quite common. The Herbert Protocol is a national scheme adopted by Cleveland Police and other police services across the country.

It encourages carers, families, friends or neighbours, to hold information about the person with dementia that can help the police find them if they do go missing.

The basis of the scheme is for vital information about the person such as medication, description, photograph, significant places in the person's life and their daily routine, to be recorded on a form.

Further information on the Herbert Protocol scheme can be found on the Cleveland Police website.