Weldmar Hospicecare Trust:
The trust nurse visits and cares for patients with cancer and those who are terminally ill, and gives advice and support to their families. The Weldmar Hospicecare Trust can be contacted on 01305 269898.
Community Psychiatric nurse:
The psychiatric nurse can help with elderly confused relatives and patients with mental health problems at home.
A trained counsellor visits the practice regularly. In discussion with your doctor you may decide that talking to a counsellor will help and your doctor can refer you to the local Wellbeing Service. Alternatively you may refer yourself by telephoning 01258 474520. Ask at the Surgery for a Wellbeing Service Self-Referral Leaflet or just ring the number and they will be able to help.
Social Services – (Health and Social Care):
The North Dorset department is based at Sturminster Newton and can be reached on 01258 472652. The department will be happy to help and advise on problems relating to housing, finance and caring for the young, elderly or disadvantaged.