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Vectis Radio is the Isle of Wight’s community radio station, ‘for the people, by the people’ and is manned by local volunteers. On November 4th 2017, Vectis Radio went live on FM104.6. The Older and Wiser programme will run the first and third Wednesday of each month at 3pm – 4pm and will inform Islanders about projects and initiatives that are taking place across the Island, together with Age Friendly Island, to enhance the lives of our older residents, presented by James & Judith.
Wheatsheaf Trust helps unemployed people providing information, advice and guidance accross South Hampshire.
Our Services: Did you know that most of our work takes place in people’s own homes? On any one day, we support around 650 people across the Island community, visiting them in their homes (as well as care homes) to help relieve physical and psychological symptoms, caring for them through the last years of life and supporting those around them to cope through their bereavement. We also have our own Domiciliary Care service, which helps people stay independent by providing personal care services such as help with dressing, washing and taking medication. Backing up our community service is our 16-bed ward in our Newport hospice building where people are also provided with outstanding care and support. Additionally, our psychosocial and spiritual care team provides psychological support including pre and post bereavement support; our John Cheverton Centre, where we deliver a wide range of day and outpatient services, also offers a community space for social events, as well as rooms for patients to receive treatment, art and music therapy and a rehabilitation gym. We also have a team of experts in end of life care based at St Mary’s Hospital which helps and supports patients to choose where they want to […]
Wightcare provides a Community Alarm and Telecare service to enable Island residents to live independently in their own homes. Wightcare are the only Island based service which installs and maintains equipment, monitors calls 24/7 and provides a mobile responder service. With over 30 years experience, our professional service offers peace of mind for people who want to remain in the comfort of their own home but with the reassurance of support being available when needed.
Pet Doctors are your local community vets. We are committed to caring for your pets and making sure your pets receive the best possible veterinary healthcare. Whether you have a dog, cat, rabbit, small caged pet, bird or exotic pet at Pet Doctors each vet and vet nurse strives to ensure your pet comes first! Click here for our Cowes Branch Click here for our Lake Branch Click here for our Ryde Branch
Health conditions covered – Visual Impairment – all aspects. Support to families and friends of people with a visual impairment. The Society is a local independent charity, not linked to any national organisations and has been in existence since 1895. It is funded by public donations, legacies and grants. The Society is helped by many volunteers who give up their time to visit visually impaired people in their own homes, as well as to help with the various activities that the Society provides. Registered Charity No. 1149415