We offer a wide range of services for older and vulnerable people to enable them to live independently in their own homes for as long as possible. We work in partnership with Derbyshire County Council and other support agencies.
We provide a comprehensive aids and adaptations service which is invaluable in enabling us to help our elderly and disabled tenants to continue living independently in their own home.
All initial applications for adaptations should be directed through Call Derbyshire. Who will ensure your enquiry is directed to the Disability Team for assessment. Aids and adaptations we commonly fit in the homes of elderly and disabled tenants include:
There is a high demand for adaptations to Council property and once your referral is recieved you will go on a waiting list for the works, we will contact you once the adaptations have been ordered.
Bolsover Careline is an emergency community alarm service that allows people to live independently whilst having access to help in the event of an emergency. The service offers peace of mind that you will always be in touch - just at the press of a button, 24 hours a day every day. The units are available on lease only. Careline is provided by us for our tenants and residents.
The careline alarm system is an alarm unit you plug into your exisiting telephone socket, it comes with a pendant which is worn round your neck, or can be clipped to a belt.
Installing an alarm
No one likes to feel vulnerable in their own home, but for those who are older, infirm or disabled and becoming progressively less stable, it is a daily reality. Telecare is a practical way to keep help close at hand and knowing that help is available brings reassurance and peace of mind.
For some people it means they are able to stay in their homes for as long as they want to or take part in activities they might not have felt able to before.
Telecare can benefit older people and other adults with long-term conditions, those at risk from harm, especially those who:
Telecare can help if you are worried about:
Telecare can be of great peace of mind and family members especially if they do not live with you. Telecare means that instead of frequent and regular visits or calls to make sure all is well, you can rest assured that they will be notified if there is a problem.
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