Rothercare is a telephone-based system which you can use to summon help, call assistance, or give you reassurance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
The main role of the Rothercare service is to obtain help for an elderly or disabled person when an emergency arises. Rothercare is connected to a control centre where there is always a control operator on duty to respond immediately. This operator is also supported by a mobile response service. For more information, use the following details.
Phone: 01709 336 255
Local Information - Dealing with your concerns about a visitor you were uncomfortable with
South Yorkshire Police Neighbourhood team for window stickers preventing unwanted callers. We would firstly recommend that you report the incident to South Yorkshire Police by calling them on 101. If you would like to know how technology can help you to feel safer in your home, items suchs as a Rothercare Alarm and bogus caller alert are available via Rothercare. For more information visit the following webpage: http://www.rotherham.gov.uk/info/200593/social_care_and_support/412/apply_for_a_community_alarm
Fire Service safety check
If you would like to request a Free Fire Safety Check please contact the South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue on 0114 253 2314, or you can email firstname.lastname@example.org or text FREE to 87023. If you say that you are calling o request a fire safety check they will arrange this for you. The length of time that you wait for this service will depend on the demand that the fire service have at the time. There is no charge made for this service at the current time and they will fit smoke alarms free of charge where required.
Local Information - Groups that support people with Alzheimers Disease or Dementia
Alzheimer’s Society provides advice and support to people with dementia and their carers. They are based at G18, Mexborough Business Centre, College Road, Mexborough, South Yorkshire, S64 9JP and can be contacted on [phone number] or by email at email@example.com. Services provided: Information, advice, support; Carer education; Outreach support.
Local Information - Support and advice about alcohol
You have answered that you drink alcohol every day, or that your family/friends are concerned about the amount you drink. If you would like help with this Clearways is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism contact them by phone on 01709 447704. You can also contact the Alcohol Advice Line on 01709364804.
Local Information - Concerned about memory loss - These groups may help
Alzheimer’s Society provides advice and support to people with dementia and their carers. They are based at G18, Mexborough Business Centre, College Road, Mexborough, South Yorkshire, S64 9JP and can be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Services provided: Information, advice, support; Carer education; Outreach support.
Local Information - Help for those who may become confused or muddled when going out
You have suggested that you are at risk of getting confused or muddled when you go out and may not be able to find your way home. You may find that technology can help you to feel more confident about going out, for more information about Assistive Technology please contact the Single Point of Access at RMBC for further information. Tel: 01709 822330. Safe in Rotherham (SIR) is a safety scheme to help vulnerable adults feel safe when they are out and about in the Rotherham area. The SIR scheme, is an initiative of the Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council in partnership with others, including the Police, Fire Service and other organisations.A vulnerable adult who may feel threatened or unsafe, who may feel ill or need help, can approach a building displaying the Safe in Rotherham logo. The person shows staff a SIR key ring or card that they carry, on which there are up to 3 contact telephone numbers. Staff then contact one of the numbers and advise the carer or family member what has happened. If you would like further information about the scheme or how can you help, you contact SIR through email email@example.com or contacting 01709 302800
Local Information - Help to make your home warmer or more energy efficient
ROTHERHAM HIA: We provide advice and information about funding, contractors, repairs, improvements and available benefits. We will always try to help you directly if we can, but if we can’t we will then try to find the agency most suitable to help you. If you need advice about anything to do with energy in the home, we work with National Energy Action on various topics: * Energy efficiency * Energy saving measures * Understanding your fuel bills * Available grants and assistance. We can talk to you about your general health and wellbeing, and give you advice and signposting to organisations that can help you further. Contact by telephone: 0114 256 4270.
Local Information - Improving the security of your home
ROTHERHAM HIA: There are many reasons you might want to improve the security of your home with extra locks, technology, or other equipment. Our handyperson services are on hand to help. Example work may be additional door and window locks, spy holes, other security equipment. If appropriate, we may also undertake work to adjacent properties in order to improve your home security. We support victims of domestic violence to improve safety and security in the home. This sometimes includes fitting safe rooms and additional locks. In Rotherham and Sheffield we can provide additional security equipment too. There is often funding available to pay for any work, so please get in touch so we can advise if you are eligible. Telephone: 0114 256 4270 Wesbite:https://www.yorkshirehousing.co.uk/home-improvement/rotherham
Local Information - Improving security for victims of burglary
If you have been the victim of burglary South Yorkshire Police will help you to secure your property, upgrade security and prevent re-vistimisation. South Yorkshire Police have information for helping victims of crime in rotherham and it can be found on the following page: http://www.southyorkshire.police.uk/local-police/rotherham. You can also contact the non-emergency line on 101 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like to know how technology can help you to feel safer in your home, items suchs as a Rothercare Alarm and bogus caller alert are available via Rothercare. For more information visit the following webpage: http://www.rotherham.gov.uk/info/200593/social_care_and_support/412/apply_for_a_community_alarm