Elderly Care

Renfrewshire Care at Home

Care at Home Services are part of a range of caring and support services provided by us for people living in their own home, sheltered housing or in adapted accommodation.

Telephone: 0300 300 1380

Website: www.renfrewshire.hscp.scot/article/4988/Care-at-Home

Email: adultservicesreferral.sw@renfrewshire.gov.uk

Self Directed Support Service

The Self-Directed Support (SDS) is the way that social care is delivered to people who have eligible care needs across Scotland. The main principle of SDS is to provide individuals who require social care support with more choice and control over their lives and how their support is delivered.

Telephone: 01389 737 000

Website: www.west-dunbarton.gov.uk/self-directed-support

Alzheimer Scotland

Alzheimer Scotland are Scotland’s dementia charity.

Telephone: 0808 808 3000

Website: www.alzscot.org

Silver Line

Free phone support for older people, 24 hours a day.

Telephone: 0800 4 70 80 90

Website: www.thesilverline.org.uk

Renfrew Care Home Service

If you can no longer cope in your own home, or if you need 24-hour care, a care home may be the best option for you. They can also arrange for a community nurse to visit when needed nursing care homes’ trained staff includes nurses.

Telephone: 0141 886 5131

Website: www.renfrewshire.hscp.scot

Age Scotland

As Scotland’s national charity supporting people over the age of 50, Age Scotland works to improve people’s lives and promote their rights and interests.

Telephone: 0333 32 32 400

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk/scotland


Dementia UK offers specialist one-to-one support and expert advice for people living with dementia.

Telephone: 0800 888 6678

Website: www.dementiauk.org

Email: helpline@dementiauk.org