Who can help with my future care and psychological wellbeing?
There are many organisations and care providers in Rutland that may be able to help you. Please explore the comprehensive list below which will help you find general support, as well as information on transportation and delivery services and ideas for exercise and social company
Or please visit the pages on information about hospitals, hospices, care homes and support for specific conditions and illnesses .
Promoting well being in later life with advice and information.
National enquiries Tel: 0800 055 6112
Leicester & Rutland local enquiries Tel: 0116 299 2233
What to expect from end of life care.
A directory of health and well being services for adults, children and families
Tel: 01572 758495
For people living with any terminal illness, and their families, we offer expert care, guidance and support, free of charge, to help them get the most they can from life, in the time that they have left.
Marie Curie, Corby Tel: 01536 400943
Hire or borrow equipment
The First Call Service provides free practical and emotional support with post-hospital discharge or assisting people to remain independent in their own homes. This free, time limited service is invaluable in assisting people to build their self-confidence and their ability to cope. We keep the service user at the heart of what we do. The support could be companionship, practical tasks such as shopping, attending medical appointments, regular telephone support and signposting to other organisations for additional long term support.
All of our services are delivered by trained staff and volunteers. Referrals can be accepted by individuals, family members, friends and neighbours, adult social care, hospitals and other health care and voluntary sector professionals.
Tel: 0845 0547171 or Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Get a car parking permit
Tel: 01572 722577
Free, independent confidential and impartial advice on citizens’ rights and responsibilities e.g. benefits advice and sign posting to relevant local services
Tel: 01572 723494
Online directory of health and well being services for adults, children and families
including chiropody, gardening, frozen meals delivery, mobility aids, personal alarms
Tel: 01572 758495
Supports and promotes local voluntary action for social activities in Oakham for example art, singing, Tai Chi.
Tel: 01572 722622
Spiritual and religious support
Please refer to our page on spiritual and religious support for useful contacts of organisations that can assist with spiritual care.
Transport and home delivery services
Supporting return home after a stay in hospital
Tel: 01572 823531
Support home heating costs
Frozen ready meals delivered to your home
Tel: 01509 642888
Frozen meals click and collect or delivered to your home
Tel: 01780 766051
Help with computer access, information service and books on medical conditions, health and wellbeing. There are libraries at Oakham, Uppingham, Ketton and Rhyall and a mobile library service.
Tel: 01572 722918
Advice and assistance service to help improve personal health and well being
Tel: 01572 725805
Where can I get exercise and social company to maintain my well-being?
Finding local groups near you
For local groups, drop-ins and café chats see village/ parish magazines, local advertising, your library, dentist waiting rooms, local news and radio for wide ranging activities including allotments, art, choirs and music, chess and puzzle clubs, movement and dance groups, informal café coffee chats, badminton, bowls and other sports clubs.
Tel: 01572 490 030
Tel: 01572 820830
Tel: 01572 758754
Our Men’s Sheds welcome older men who would like to use and share practical skills, tools and resources to work on projects of their own choosing. Whichever activities are pursued, the essence of a Shed is not the building but the network of relationships between the members. Tel: Brian Lee, 01572 720319 or 07540 413 805 Email: email@example.com
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