Community Support Groups

For information on community support groups, please see the documents below. 

Icon for pdf Locality Support Groups 08 July 2020 [256.8KB]

Icon for pdf Businesses Providing Home Delivery of Food Updated 07 April 2020 [250.4KB]

Icon for pdf COVID-19 Community Support Poster [2.36MB]

mPower Support for over 65s

Please be aware that mPower continues to provide bespoke one-to-one self management support for people 65 and over to improve their wellbeing, and to live safely and independently in their own homes.

They offer practical help from a wide range of services, as well as recommend a range of very simple digital health tools to enhance health and wellbeing. 

For the foreseeable future, they will be providing telephone support to over 65s rather than their usual home visits. 

Please find their referral form below, or on their website for those over 65s who require support. Please email the referral form to our clinical mailbox or please feel free to get in touch  with any queries.

Icon for word mPower Service Referral - Initial Contact Information [410.18KB]

Icon for pdf mPower Patient Information [1.33MB]

Alzheimer Scotland

Alzheimer Scotland provides support to make sure no one faces dementia alone. They offer support and advice, companion calls and virtual groups and activities.

You can contact their 24 hour free helpline on 0808 808 300, email them at SouthAyrshire@Alzscot.org, or visit their website

Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland 

Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland's Kindness Volunteers are offering a range of support to vulnerable individuals who are self-isolating, including assistance with shopping, medication deliveries, dog walking and regular check-ins. 

You can call 0808 801 0899 or visit their website for more information. 

Circles Advocacy 

Circles Advocacy provide independent advocacy to vulnerable adults in South Ayrshire. 

You can contact them by calling 07557 136 850, or by emailing info.southayrshire@circlesnetwork.org.uk

You can also visit their website or Facebook page.