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Domiciliary Outreach Programme (WHSCT)

Contact Information

Address
Rossdowney House , Glendermott Road , Derry ,
Postcode
BT47 6BG View Location on Map >
Contact Person
Evelyn Brett
Telephone Number
028 71314239
Email Address
Evelyn.Brett@westerntrust.hscni.net

Please contact our office for more information using the telephone number given in this profile.

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Facilities Information

Main Services Provided

Drug & Alcohol Service for Older People - Domiciliary Outreach Programme
This programme concentrates on those older people with drug and alcohol related problems, their
carer’s, family and friends within the northern sector of the WHSCT.
The programme is delivered by a Drugs and Alcohol Co-ordinator. There are 3 main elements to the
service. These include:
• Assessment and specialist interventions with clients and their families
• Training on substance abuse in older people. This targets staff working with older people from the
Statutory, voluntary, community and independent sectors. The training is tailored to the participant’s
needs and job role. Staff can range from home helps, health professionals, housing officers,
community workers
• Awareness raising initiatives which look at prevention, early detection and promotion of local
services. These can range from local campaigns, health fairs and information sessions for older
people
A helpline has also been set up Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm. Its accessible to members of the public
and professionals who need information and advice on how to deal with substance abuse and the
services available.
For further information contact:
Evelyn Brett,
Co-ordinator
Tel: 028 7131 4239

Organisation Type
  • Health & Social Care
Main Age Groups
  • Over 65s
Method of Access (Referral)
  • GP
  • Self
  • Family
Family Support Services Categories
  • Counselling
  • Mentoring
  • Advice & Support
Main Category of Services
  • Drug/Alcohol Misuse
  • Family Support

Areas covered

  • Derry

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Domiciliary Outreach Programme (WHSCT)

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