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Welcome to the UK’s leading Public Access Defibrillator website. Locate your nearest AED – the UK’s most extensive mapping of internal and external defibrillators. Life saving defibrillators can be clearly identified in their prominent green cabinet and green overhanging sign, the colour recommended by the international Resuscitation Council. Click Here For Defibrillator Locations Map
Through your support, Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance brings an advanced Critical Care Team to people in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight when they need it most. Available both day and night, 365 days a year, the Air Ambulance Critical Care Team is called out many times a day to attend to road traffic collisions, sporting accidents, collapses and many other incidents. Highly skilled crews of doctors, paramedics and pilots can be at the scene of an incident within minutes, ready to deliver the same level of care that you would expect from a hospital emergency department. It currently costs in excess of £9,000 a day to maintain our life saving service, and it is only thanks to the generosity of the communities that we serve that we are able keep the Air Ambulance flying and saving lives. Registered Charity Number: 1106234
Working together to ditch highway flooding. There are a number of agencies working together to try and reduce the likelihood and impact of flooding on the Island. Who to call in the event of a flood: Flooding from main rivers and the sea: Environmental Agency Flood line: 0345 9881188 Public Drains: Southern Water: 0330 303 0368 Flooding from private drains, land drains and watercourses: Contact the landowner Highways flooding: Island Roads: 01983 822440 In an emergency (where lives are at risk): Telephone 999
I have 5 years of experience working with the local supporting people team, helping people to develop and fulfil their goals of remaining independent and living as normal a life as possible. I have an enhanced DBS (CRB) certificate, renewed every 3 years, and a genuine passion to help others. Below is a list of some of the support I can offer you: Supporting you to maintain your independence Arranging all necessary appointments and keeping you on track Help with personal budgeting Being there to help when professionals are required Helping you to develop and maintain life skills Assisting with all benefit claims and ensuring benefit or council forms are completed correctly. If required arranging for adaptations to help you cope with a disability Ensuring that your home is safe for you Help with shopping and developing a healthy lifestyle Should you like to contact me to see how I can help you please call on: 07702 097 753
Apex Prime Care provide exceptional home care for the elderly and specialist support for anyone who cannot wholly look after themselves. We believe that the rights of the service user are paramount so we strive to maintain and where possible improve our clients’ independence. Services available across the South Coast, including: Home care for the elderly Support for physically disabled clients Palliative and terminal care Dementia care Person-centred care plans Registered Company Number: 4296566
Trust in Blue matches families, individuals and businesses with suitable handymen in their area. All of our handymen are verified retired police officers with Enhanced DBS (CRB) Certificates. Handymen are required to prove their relevant skills prior to joining the network either through references or on an induction day. Many of our handyman are qualified electricians, plumbers, joiners, heating engineers, bricklayers and tree surgeons. We seek reviews from clients after jobs in order to ensure that we consistently provide the best levels of service.
Elder is a leading live-in care provider that connects those in need of 24-hour care with vetted professional carers across the UK. We provide dementia care, overnight care and care for all types of chronic illness that require full-time support. Elder live-in care is an alternative to care homes, allowing those we care for to live as independently as possible, in the comfort of their own homes, whilst at the same time being supported with the one-on-one care and companionship of a dedicated live-in carer 24/7.
GamCare is the leading provider of information, advice, support and free counselling for the prevention and treatment of problem gambling. We operate the National Gambling Helpline, provide treatment for problem gamblers and their families, create awareness about responsible gambling and treatment, and encourage an effective approach to responsible gambling within the gambling industry.
You need to apply by phone for a National Insurance number. National Insurance number application line: Telephone: 0800 141 2075 Textphone: 0800 141 2438 Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm You can apply for a National Insurance number if you’ve never had one. There’s a different process if you’ve lost your National Insurance number.
Classes A to Z offers a multitude of different private classes, courses and group lessons in Isle of Wight and surrounding areas. Here are some of our popular subjects: Maths, Music, Yoga, Spanish When using Classes A to Z you will enter your postcode into our look up and you’ll be shown all the available classes near to you. This is your gateway to classes and courses throughout The Isle of Wight. Just visit our website to choose the best lesson type for you that fits your budget!
Check it Out is a volunteer Group set up to improve young people’s health services on the Isle of Wight to make them more young person friendly. If you are aged under 19 and need medical advice you can visit this website. You are also able to have a confidential one-to-one online chat with a health professional.
Wessex DriveAbility is a charitable organisation dedicated to assisting people with disabilities or medical conditions to drive independently. We also carry out Fitness to Drive Assessments for older persons. Wessex DriveAbility is accredited by Driving Mobility, a network of 17 independent organisations around the UK, offering a professional advice and assessment service to individuals with a disability, medical condition, accident or injury, which may have affected their ability to drive, or to transfer in and out of a vehicle. Alternatively, if you have not been diagnosed with a medical condition you may wish to ensure that you are still driving safely. For details regarding our Isle of Wight Outreach Centre, please contact us. All our locations have toilets and are wheelchair accessible. Registered Charity No. 1118653
Girlguiding Isle of Wight is part of Girlguiding which is the largest voluntary organisation for girls and young women in the UK today. Members are grouped by age into four sections: Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and Senior Section/Rangers. However all female members of Girlguiding are often referred to using the generic term Guides. The aim of Guiding is to help girls and young women develop emotionally, mentally, physically and spiritually so that they can make a positive contribution to their community and the wider world. On the Isle of Wight we have 1,100 Rainbows, Brownies, Guides, Senior Section and Adult Leaders. We enable girls and young women to get involved in a huge range of exciting activities from outdoor challenges including archery, climbing and raft building, to helping encourage them to make their own decisions and develop new skills. There is also the opportunity for International trips with Girlguiding active in 146 countries around the World. If you want to find out more about Girlguiding or are interested in becoming a volunteer or you have a daughter that would like to join, please complete the form that you will find on the ‘Contact Us’ tab, so that we can assist you […]
Remap is a national charity that works through local groups of skilled volunteers. We help disabled people achieve independence and a better quality of life by designing and making equipment for their individual needs. This tailor made equipment helps people to carry out essential daily tasks without having to ask for help, or helps them take part in leisure occupations or sports that would otherwise be impossible. Charity number 1137666.
Patsy is a family entertainer and vocalist specialising in the 50+ age group. Singing general cabaret and songs from the 40s, 50s, 60s plus Country & Western and Old Time Music Hall. Patsy is a female impersonator in the style of Danny La Rue. Not DRAG, not rude or crude.
Have you or someone you know been a victim of a hate crime or hate incident? Hate crimes and incidents come in many different forms. It can be because of hatred on the grounds of your race, religion, sexual orientation, transgender identity or disability. Hate crime in any form is wrong. That is why it is important that if hate crime happens to you or someone you know, that you report it. True Vision is here to give you information about hate crime or incidents and how to report it. On our website, you can: find out what hate crimes or hate incidents are. find out about the ways you can report them. report using the online form. find information about people that can help and support you if you have been a victim. Reporting makes a difference – to you, your friends, and your community. By reporting hate crime when it happens, you can help stop it happening to someone else. You will also help the police to better understand the level of hate crime in your local area, and improve the way they respond to it. You should not report hate crimes to our email address, but fill out […]
Matt & Cat review places to eat and drink across the lovely Isle of Wight. Nobody else on the Island has reviewed more, or better! From the most modest of burger vans, pubs and cafés to the grandest hotel restaurants, nothing is beyond our scrutiny. Enjoy our rants and raves – add your own comments, and dispute our conclusions. We’re always interested in what you are eating – or cooking!
CNHC is the UK voluntary regulator for complementary health practitioners. Choose with confidence by searching our register: cnhcregister.org.uk/newsearch We were set up with government support to protect the public by providing a UK voluntary register of a wide range of healthcare practitioners. CNHC’s register has been approved as an Accredited Register by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care, a body accountable to Parliament. We register the following professions: Alexander Technique teaching; Aromatherapy; Bowen Therapy; Craniosacral Therapy; Healing; Hypnotherapy; Massage Therapy; Microsystems Acupuncture; Naturopathy; Nutritional Therapy; Reflexology; Reiki; Shiatsu; Sports Therapy; Yoga Therapy.
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Our Approach provides a powerful combination of physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual support that is designed to help anyone affected by cancer, at any stage of the disease. Through courses, groups and individual sessions you can learn how to eat well and stay active, manage your emotions and relationships, and reconnect with the things in life that you love – all of which are linked to health. This Approach has inspired thousands to play an active role in their health and wellbeing, bringing them a renewed sense of hope and control.
Patient Online will enhance the quality of care practices by offering online services, increasing choice and convenience for patients. The NHS’s ambition is to embrace technology as part of its drive to offer modern, convenient and responsive services to patients, their families and carers. GP practices are leading the way. The government has committed to enabling patients to book appointments, order repeat prescriptions and view their own health records within their GP practice online by April 2016. Patient Online is NHS England’s programme designed to support GP practices to offer and promote online services to patients.