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Age UK Toenail Cutting Service
Phone: 01823 345610 Website: https://www.ageuk.org.uk/somerset/our-services/toenail-cutting/ (Opens in new window)
Independence at Home
Mainstream Grant Provider, for those in need with disabilities/long term illnesses.
Website: https://www.independenceathome.org.uk/ (Opens in new window)
IRT (Integrated Rehabilitation Team) – East
Covers Yeovil, South Petherton, Langport, Chard, Crewkerne, Ilminster, Wincanton, Frome, Shepton Mallet, Wells and Glastonbury
Phone: 0300 323 0028
IRT (Integrated Rehabilitation Team) – West
Covers Taunton, Bridgwater, North Sedgemoor and West Somerset
Phone: 0300 323 0029
Motor Neurone Disease Association
Phone: 01604 250505 Website: https://www.mndassociation.org/ (Opens in new window)
MS (Multiple Sclerosis) Society
Phone: 0208 438 0700 Website: https://www.mssociety.org.uk/ (Opens in new window)
NHS Continence Service
This service is run by a service manager, continence nurse specialists and continence nurses. Self referrals are accepted as well as referrals from other professionals. To self refer please contact 01460 243352 or 01823 346158.
Phone: 01460 243352 Website: https://www.sompar.nhs.uk/what-we-do/general-health/continence/ (Opens in new window)
NHS Continuing Healthcare
Phone: 01935 385233 Website: https://www.somersetccg.nhs.uk/about-us/how-we-do-things/continuing-health-care/ (Opens in new window)
NHS Podiatry Service
Website: https://www.sompar.nhs.uk/what-we-do/general-health/podiatry/ (Opens in new window)
Somerset Dental Advice Helpline
Phone: 0300 123 7691 Website: https://www.sompar.nhs.uk/what-we-do/dental-services/treatment-that-we-provide/dental-helpline/ (Opens in new window)
St Margaret’s Hospice – Taunton
St Margaret’s Hospice offers 24 hour, care, support and advice for adults facing a life-limiting illness across Somerset. For information about services, help or advice call 24/7 advice line; 0845 070 8 9 10 Services include; -In-patient units -Community nursing team. -Spiritual care -Therapies. -Social work -Day hospice. -Bereavement and family support. -Support groups. -Befriending...
Stay Strong, Stay Steady
Classes which help to reduce falls and improve balance, strength and confidence.
Phone: 01823 345626. Email: Ageingwell@ageuksomerset.org.uk Website: https://www.ageuk.org.uk/somerset/our-services/ageing-well-exercise-sessions/stay-strong-stay-steady/ (Opens in new window)
Stroke Services – NHS
Community based stroke services, rehabilitation and support groups
Phone: 01460 243000 Website: https://www.sompar.nhs.uk/what-we-do/general-health/stroke-services/ (Opens in new window)
Talk to Frank
Website: https://www.talktofrank.com/ (Opens in new window)
Taunton Wellbeing Zone
Website: https://tauntonwellbeingzone.org/services/groups/ (Opens in new window)
Wellbeing South Somerset
Website: https://wellbeingsouthsomerset.org/directory/ (Opens in new window)
Somerset Activities and courses also weight management, healthy eating plus physical activity opportunities.