Age UK Ealing
Age UK Ealing offer a range of services for older people in the London Borough of Ealing. Their busy information and advice service is based at 135 Uxbridge Road which gives free, independent and confidential advice about issues affecting Ealing’s older people and their carers.
Ealing Community Services
The following community services are available for Ealing registered patients:
- Adult Audiology and Hearing Aid Centre
- Bladder and bowel management service (Continence)
- Child health information service
- Community Dental services
- District nursing – Ealing
- ENABLE Falls Service
- Family planning – contraceptive and sexual health
- Family Nurse Partnership (FNP)
- Ealing Health Visiting
- Intermediate Care Service
- Musculoskeletal Specialist and Physiotherapy Service
- Nutrition and Dietetics
- Occupational Therapy (Paediatric)
- Palliative Care
- Paediatric Physiotherapy (Ealing)
- Podiatry (foot health) – Ealing Community Services
- Rehabilitation – Ealing Community Services
- Safeguarding children
- School Nursing
- Paediatric Speech and Language Therapy (Ealing)
- Sickle Cell and Thalassemia
- Stop Smoking – Ealing
- TB Nursing Service Ealing Hospital
- Wheelchair Service – Brent and Ealing
East African Asian Senior Citizens Association
The African Asian Senior Citizens Association supports group for older people of East African heritage with a weekly meeting at the Dominion Centre in Southall every Thursday. They organise outings, day trips and welfare advice.
Telephone: 020 8572 8059
Ealing Specialist Advice Service (ESAS)
ESAS provides advice and information to adult residents of the borough of Ealing (and young people aged 16+ going through transition) who have additional needs and carers/representatives of people who meet the criteria which can include:- learning disabilities or learning difficulties, physical disabilities, mental health issues, sensory impairments, autistic spectrum conditions, long term health conditions, have age related needs and are aged over 50.
The ESAS service can also provide advice in the following areas:- housing, benefits, equipment, aids and adaptations, employment (eg. Access to Work, adjustments to the workplace), transport and travel (eg. blue badge, Motability and freedom pass applications), health and social care and personal budgets, disability rights. ESAS can direct clients who require legal advice to solicitors and legal advice services.
The phone lines can be very busy. If they do not answer right away, please leave a message with your name and contact number and they will call you back.
The office is open to visitors at the following times:
- Monday – 10:00am – 4:00pm
- Tuesday – 10:00am – 4:00pm
- Wednesday – closed all day
- Thursday – 10:00am – 4:00pm
- Friday – 10:00am – 1:00pm
Emergency Duty Team
An emergency out of hours service operates across Children and Families and Adults Services providing a social work service through evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.
Telephone: 020 8825 8000 or 5000 (after 5pm and before 9.00am Mon-Fri and at weekends/public holidays)
Healthy Homes Ealing
The Healthy Homes Ealing project aims to reduce the number of cold homes and hospital admissions. Its telephone help line is open to all Ealing residents and gives advice on how to save energy and cut fuel bills and offers a ‘green doctor’ home energy visit for qualifying residents. It operates Monday to Friday between 9am and 5.30pm. Outside of these hours you can ask for a call back by completing the referral form on the website. You can also make a referral on behalf of someone else – please ensure you have their consent first.
Telephone: 0800 083 2265 (Monday to Friday, between 9am and 5.30pm)
Independent Age is a charity established for older people and provides confidential advice and information.
Telephone: 0800 319 6789
Residential Care for Older People
Residential care homes provide a service for people who have no serious medical conditions, but who can no longer manage in their own home (because of their illness, disability or frailty), even with support from social services, friends and carers. Residential homes are registered with the Quality Care Commission and are inspected regularly to ensure they meet specific standards. These inspection reports are available to the public. Residential care for people who need constant monitoring and care because of their medical condition is provided by care homes with nursing.
Telephone: 020 8825 800
Further information is also available at:- NHS choices
Working to reduce emergency hospital admissions through restoring mobility, confidence and engagement in the local community.
Telephone: 020 8567 8017