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Health Visitors for Older People

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Nurses specialising in the care of older people, provide a caring, friendly, supportive service to older people and help them to maintain quality of life and independence in their own home. They provide information, advice and support on any health, social, housing, environmental or financial issues. They can also do low level assessments for occupational therapy equipment.



Health Visiting Team for Older People, Shirley Clinic, 135 Shirley Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 7LR
Shirley Clinic: 020 8714 2800, Thornton Heath Health Centre: 020 8714 2700
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Referrals can be accepted from the patient themselves, families, friends or doctors.

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