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Haddenham Surgery

DR J HOLT
DR A RAHMAN
Dr L GERZA
DR N HORN
DR A PEAKE

Disclaimer - the organisations listed below have sent their details to the surgery.  We are not always able to display the information in the waiting rooms so we hope you find this page of telephone numbers and web addresses useful.  We can not be responsible for the content of the web sites of these organisations.  The inclusion of information on this page does not necessarily mean endorsement by the practice.

 

WHERE TO GO FOR HELP  …  (Alphabetical by subject)

 

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       ABUSE 

 

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Partnership brings together key agencies from across our area with the aim of reducing the harm, risks and costs associated with domestic abuse and sexual violence and to prevent these crimes occurring.

 

For more information and to find information about domestic abuse and sexual violence, including advice leaflets and how to access local services visit their website.

 

Age UK
Cambridgeshire - 0300 666 9860
Head Office - Tavis House, 1-6 Tavistock Square, London.  WC1H 9NA

Advocacy - gives you a voice, choice and control - T 01354 696 650
Home Help Service - help with household taks - T 01354 696 650
Information Service - a wide range of factsheets and publications on a range of matters of concer to older people.
Littleport Community Warden Scheme - providing daily contact (Monday to Friday) to support independent living.  T 07944 181307
Personal Alarm - click here for information or telephone 0800 085 6403
Visiting Scheme - easing social isolation and loneliness - T 01354 696 650
Want to Volunteer? - 0800 169 8787 
 

Alzheimer's Society  - T 01223 863854
If you have dementia, or are caring for someone with dementia, go along to your local Dementia Cafe in Ely.
Cathedral Centre, Palace Green, Ely. CB7 4AW
Fourth Tuesday of each month 10am - 12noon

 

Anglian Water - WaterCare Register - T 03457 91 91 55

Anglian Water say that from time to time some customers will need extra special care and that’s just what their WaterCare service offers.  It is available to a wide range of Anglian Water customers, from nursing mothers with children under the age of one to kidney dialysis patients who have a dialysis machine at home; customers who have sight or hearing difficulties to those who are frail and elderly or classed as disabled.  Visit their website for more information and details on how to register.

 

Arthritis - 0808 800 4050

 

AskSARA - Helpline Monday to Friday 10am - 4pm - T 0300 999 0004

A website offering help and advice to people covering a range of day-to-day needs.  You can even borrow equipment for two weeks to see if the item works for you with no obligation to purchase.  AskSARA is a self help guide that takes users through a set of guided questions leading to general advice and recommendations on equipment that might meet their needs, including information on manufacturers and local suppliers.

 

Assistive Technology and Teleheath  - 01223 883756
This service provides a range of technological devices to support people and their carers to address challenges to everyday living and enhance their independence, from the most simplistic pill reminder to the more sophisticated Activity Data Monitoring systems.

 

The service helps to prevent hospital or residential admissions where possible. The team take referrals from anyone, for anyone, for all ages and any diagnosis. More information  can be found on their website

 

The services is used by anyone whose independence or quality of life would be enhanced through remote monitoring i.e. fall detection/alerts, medication reminders/dispensers etc.

Email CAPCCG.ATT@nhs.net

 

Asthma  - Asthma Expert Nurse available Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm 0300 222 5800
18 Mansell Street, London, E1 8AA

 

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BrakeCare   - T 01484 559909 - Victims Helpline - T 0808 8000 401
Road Safety Charity.  Caring for people affected by Road Crashes

 

British Lung Foundation - Helpline 03000 030 555
BLF have lots of services on offer to help everyone living with or affected by lung disease.
Breathe Easy - Ely is your local support group for anyone living with a lung condition including carers, friends and family. 

 

To find out more call 0300 030 555 or email breathe.easy@blf.org.uk

 

Breathe Easy, Ely

A support group for all those affected by lung disease including friends, family and carers.

 

Meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month, 2pm - 4pm at The Beet Club, Lynn Road, Ely,Cambs, CB6 1DD

 

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Refreshments provided – everyone welcome

 

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Camsight - Providing support in Cambridgeshire for visually impaired people of all ages, their carers and families, employers and providers of public services.
167 Green End Road, Cambridge.  CB4 1RW - T 01223 420 033
Unit 3, 42 High Street, Chatteris, Cambs.  PE16 6BH - T 07535 634234

 

Are you struggling with reading or having difficulties with close-up work?  Magnification can make daily activities more straightforward and less stressful.  Make a FREE appointment for an assessment at our Low Vision Centre.  Our expert will recommend the appropriate magnifier and other specialist equipment for you.  Telephone 01223 420 033

 

CARE fertility - T 01604 601606
If you are having problems getting pregnant, CARE fertility might be able to help.  For more information visit their website at http://www.carefertility.com/  

 

Care Network Cambridgeshire  - T 01954 211919
Unit18 Broadway House, 149-151 St Neots Road, Hardwick, Cambridge.  CB23 7QJ

Email: admin@care-network.org.uk

Helping people to stay healthy, independent and to keep in touch with their community.

 

Care Network - Community Navigators
41e Forehill, Ely, CB7 4AA - T 01353 659639

Email: eastcambs.navigators@care-network.org.uk
Making the most of local activities and services is a good way to keep fit, active and independent.  Community Navigators are locally based to help people find their way to activities or services which they would enjoy or find useful. 

 

Care Network - Help at Home 

This service is free to older people leaving Hinchingbrooke Hospital who might be concerned about going home alone.  A volunteer will take you home, settle you in and check you have what you need for your first night at home.  The service is run from Hinchingbrooke Hospital Monday to Friday 11am to 4pm

 

Carers UK   - T 0808 808 7777
Making life better for Carers

 

Carers Trust

Cambridgeshire - T 0345 241 0954 or T 01480 499090
4 The Meadow, Meadow Lane, St Ives, Cambs.  PE27 4LG

E: care@carerstrustcambridgeshire.org

T 0844 800 4361 - Registered office: 32–36 Loman Street, London, SE1 0EH

 

Carers Trust - Emergency Planning  T 01480 499099 (Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm)

This ‘What If?’ service operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year and is available to family carers in Cambridgeshire.  It can provide urgent support to you, in the event of your carer being unable to care for you because of a sudden illness, accident or other unplanned event.  If the person who looks after you lives in Cambridgeshire they can register a ‘What If? Plan’ with The Carers Trust and apply for an Emergency Card.  This is a free service funded by Cambridgeshire County Council to look after adults with care needs during an emergency involving their family carer.  Visit the Carers Trust website to register or complete and return the What If?’ postcard.

 Email care@carerstrustcambridgeshire.org.

 

The Carers Trust Family Carers Prescription - caring for someone can be emotionally or physically overwhelming. Would a break make a difference to your well being?.  A Family Carers Prescription will give you access to a specialist worker at Carers Trust Cambridgeshire who will help you design a short break that works for you and they wil also provide support for this break to happen.

Download the Family Carers Prescription leaflet to find out more.

 

Young Carers - Centre 33 - 01223 307488 or 01223 316 488
Young carers are children and young persons under 18 who provide, or intend to provide, care, assistance or support to another family member who is disabled, physically or mentally ill, or has a substance misuse problem. They carry out, often on a regular basis, significant or substantial caring tasks, taking on a level of responsibility that is inappropriate to their age or development.  Click here to go to their website.

  

Childline - 0800 1111
Whether you’re feeling stressed, anxious, lonely or down Childline can help.  Their counsellors help lots of young people with all sorts of things, like bullying, problems at home and self-harm.  Calls are free and confidential.  Click here to go to their website.

 

Counselling  - KOOTH This is a free, safe service providing information and support for people aged between 11 and 24 years.  As well as offering  moderated support groups young people can also book counselling as regular structured sessions with an assigned counsellor, or use the ‘drop in service’ online and have a text based conversation with a trained counsellor.

The service is available 12noon-10pm Monday-Friday and 6pm-10pm on weekends, 365 days a year.

Click here to go to their website. 

 

CRUSE Bereavement Care - 01223 302662
A voluntary organisation which supports bereaved people with individual counselling and social groups.  They also offer support for children.
Email :  cambridge@cruse.org.uk or click here to go to their website.

 

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Donate to Charity -

 

Charity Choice 

is a website for individuals and businesses to donate unwanted items, gifts, end of lines, seconds and samples to charity. 

 

It could be anything from an old furniture, beds or blankets through to end of season clothes – the charities really appreciate it. 

 

 

List your unwanted items on the website, include a photograph if you wish, then the Charities will contact you if it is something they can use and you can make arrangements for it to be collected.

 

Charities can also post requests for unwanted items, so check out their pages.

Click here to go to their website.

 

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EnergiZe - 01480 376300
EnergiZe is a community-based weight management programme for families with children aged 7 – 11 years old, who are above their healthy weight. The programme runs for 12 weeks in various community locations across Cambridgeshire. Each week, families take part in interactive healthy lifestyles workshops followed by an activity session with an EnergiZe coach.

 

Eye Conditions - If you have a problem with your eyes such as sore eyes, red eyes or visual disturbance, you can be assessed and treated by and accredited Optometrist with the Minor Eye Conditions Service.  Click here for a full list of the accredited Optometrists within the Cambridge and Peterborough CCG area.  This is a FREE NHS service.

 

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Ely Foodbank  - T 01353 662396
10 Chapel Street, Ely, CB6 1AD
The main way that food is donated is though ‘Supermarket Collections'.  Once collected, the food is sorted by volunteers who check it’s in date and pack it into boxes ready to be given to people in need.  Care professionals such as doctors, health visitors, social workers, Citizens Advice Bureau staff, welfare officers, the police and proabation officers amongst others identify people in crisis and issue them with a foodbank voucher.  Foodbank clients bring their voucher to a foodbank centre where it can be exchanged for three days supply of emergency food.

 

Haddenham Distribution Centre is open on a Monday 1.00pm - 2.30pm

Holy Trinity Church, Church Lane, Haddenham. CB6 3TB

 

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A new website providing resources to support older people and their relatives find information about social care in later life has been launched.  The website contains a leaflet and short film and covers basic information about social care including what information different organisations can and cannot provide. This can include practical support, such as help with shopping or keeping the home clean and tidy, or personal care, such as help with bathing and dressing.  Such help can be provided in the person’s own home, or elsewhere.  CLICK HERE to visit the website - "Getting informed, getting prepared.."

 

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DHIVERSE - Promoting Sexual Health and Wellbeing

 

DHIVERSE: HIV Insti Testing (result in 60 seconds), Chlamydia Screening and Support, Information and Advice for all STIs, HIV and Sexual health.

Contact 01223 508805 or info@dhiverse.org.uk

 

iCash Cambridgeshire and Peterborough: Support, Information, Treatment and Care for all STIs.

Contact 0300 300 3030

 

When it comes to testing for

sexually transmitted infections,

pick the best option for you!

 

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Independent Living - Safe and Well
Safe and Well is a service run by NRS Healthcare and supported by Cambridgeshire County Council, for people who wish to buy their own daily living aids.

 

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Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) -  If you care for someone else there may come a time when you have to manage their affairs. There are two types of LPA.

 

A Property and Affairs LPA enables you to make decisions on someone else's behalf about their property and affairs when they are no longer able to do so.  This can include paying bills, managing a bank account or selling property. 


A Personal Welfare LPA enables you to make decisions on someone else's behalf about their health and personal welfare, such as giving consent to medical treatment or deciding where they should live.

Click here to visit Cambridgeshire County Council's website for more information.

 

Lullaby Trust - Helpline 0808 802 6869
Safer sleep for babies - Support for families
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the sudden and unexpected death of a baby for no obvious reason and although it is not known how to completely prevent SIDS, it is possible to significantly lower the changes of it happening by follow advice.  Click here to visit the Lullaby Trust website for more information.

 

Lunch Club - The Arkenstall Centre, Haddenham - 01353 740909

Meet every Tuesday for a two course lunch, entertainment and time to socialize.  £5 per session.

Email:  sara@questril.co.uk

 

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Meningitis Research Foundation - Helpline 080 8800 3344
Meningitis and septicaemia can kill in hours - know the symptoms

 

Young teenagers and those going to University for the first time (up to the age of 25) can have the vaccination.  Meningitis ACWY vaccination explains more about the disease and the vaccination.  Ask the practice nurse about your vaccination.

 

 

Mental Illness - CAMBRIDGE RETHINK GROUP

The Group brings together the friends and family of suffers of mental illness in an informal atmosphere where they can give each other mutual support.

 

For Information please contact:

Cambridge Rethink Carers Group, PO Box 50, MARCH, Cambs. PE15 8XE

Tel: 01354 655786

Mob: 07783 267013

National Advice Line: 0300 5000 927

Email: mailto:CambridgeRethinkGroup@rethink.org  or  www.rethink.org  

 

 

Mental Health - Keep your Head Strong and your Heart Happy

 

Being a young person can be challenging - with exams, changes at school, finding a job, changing relationships etc.  These issues can affect how we feel and our wellbeing, so it is important that we understand what mental health is and how we can look after it.

For much more information visit the website   http://www.keep-your-head.com/CP-MHS

 

 

Mental Health - Group Therapy Centre - Cambridge / Huntingdon / Ely

Tel: 01223 357221

Email: info@grouptherapycambridge.org.uk

 

Life can be tough - sometimes just getting through the day can seem like an endless uphill struggle.  Coping with emotional proglems is hard enough.  If you are experiencing any of the following then group therapy could help: Depressions, anxiety, stress, trauma / Family or relationship problems / Problems at work or home / Overwhilmed with life and unable to cope / Guilt, shame, anger or frustration / Isolated, disconnected and alone.

 

Money Advice Service - 0800 138 7777

Financial support is available for carers and this service helps you to find out what help and benefits are available and how to apply for your entitlements.

Monday to Friday 8am - 8pm and Saturday 9am - 1pm

 

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NSPCC -  National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
The leading children's charity fighting to end child abuse in the UK and Channel Islands. They help children who’ve been abused to rebuild their lives, protect those at risk, and find the best ways of preventing abuse from ever happening. 

 

For adults concerned about a child Call 0808 800 5000

For children - Call Childline on 0800 1111

 

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Orchid - National Male Cancer Helpline 0808 802 0010
If you or someone you know is worried about testicular, prostate or penile cancer - call their Nurse Specialists.

  

National Osteoporosis Society- Helpline 0808 800 0035

Help and advice for people deal with the trauma of osteoporosis

 

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Parentline - Family Lives - 0808 800 2222
There to help with all aspects of family life including child development, issues with schools and parenting/relationship support.  They also respond when life becomes complicated and provide support around family breakdown, aggression in the home, bullying, risky teenage behaviour and mental health concerns of both parents and their children.  They can offer support  through their own wider services and/or from many partner organisations. 

 

Parkinson's UK- Helpline 0808 800 0303
For advice and support to help you manage your condition, telephone the local Parkinson's Nurses on 01223 723 018

 

Pinpoint-Cambs - 01480 499043

Pinpoint Cambridgeshire is charity that supports parents and carers, especially those with children with additional needs and disabilities.  They offer a parent support group for those who have children or young people who self-harm.  CLICK HERE for "Coping with Self-Harm - a Guide for Parents and Carers".  They also have a lot of information on their dedicated website page http://www.pinpoint-cambs.org.uk/self-harm 

 

Pos Ability - Structured and focus chair bases exercise for people with mobility problems.  Referred by your GP for a 25 week course.  Talk to your GP if you feel this could help you.
26 High Street, Wilburton, Ely, CB6 3RB - T 07565 598 193

Visit their website for more information.

 

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The Samaritans - 01223 364455
Providing confidential emotional support at all times, day and night.
Email: mailto:jo@samaritans.org.uk

Social Services Contact Centre - 0345 045 5202  

 

Silver Line Helpline for Older People - 0800 4 70 80 90

Silver Line is a free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people.  The befriending service helps combat loneliness and the sign-posting service provides links to the many and varied services that exist for older people.  The service is available 24 hours a day, every day of the year.

Website: www.thesilverline.org.uk

 

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Complementary and Alternative Therapies-
As well as being able to find a suitable therapist, visitors to the website are able to search for information on a wide variety of complementary therapies.

 

Transport- Ely Soham Dial a Ride helps overcome transport problems for those in the community with disabilities, frailty or simply where they live.  They provide a door-to-door minibus service allowing access to local amenities.
Ely Soham Dial-a-Ride, Unit 3 Newham Park, Common Road, Witchford, Ely. CB6 2HZ - T 01353 661161

 

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Winston's Wish - Tel: 08452 03 04 05

Preparing children for loss and helping them to rebuilding their lives.
The leading childhood bereavement charity in the UK, offering practical support to children and their families.

 

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