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Support in North Tyneside

Chloe_Scope
Chloe_Scope Scope Posts: 10,555 Disability Gamechanger
edited November 2019 in Research and opportunities

Paris Nursing is an organisation in North Tyneside and after 4 years, the project continues to expand.

They have 10 parish nurses working in the area. They don't carry out and 'hands on nursing', but are able to support many disabled people with a range of conditions.

Here are some of the services that they can offer: 

  • Assist with form filling for benefits
  • Accompanying people to hospital, doctors, dentists, etc. 
  • Chair exercise classes
  • Drop in 'clinics' at sheltered housing complexes and residential/nursing homes
  • Sit with people when a partner need to attend an appointment or have a break
  • Qualified to cut nails (both finger and toes)
  • Hand and arm massage to help people with stress, anxiety, depression, etc. 
  • Signpost people to other services
The services are voluntary and free. Also, all of the staff are highly qualified nurses who have had excellent training and have many years expertise and experience, with some having retired but want to continue to use their skills to support people.

If you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact Parish Nursing, this is a Christian organisation but they support anyone and everyone. They reassured us that people don't have to be Christians or Church Members to be assisted.
Scope

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