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Kirkintilloch Health & Care Centre

Address: 10 Saramago Street
G66 3BF
Kirkintilloch
East Dunbartonshire

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Location
10 Saramago Street
Kirkintilloch
G66 3BF
Opening Times:

Visitors can access this building during office hours Monday – Friday from 8.30am – 6.00pm.



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This centre combines local health services from NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and Social Services from East Dunbartonshire Council under one roof. Based on Saramago, the centre will offer the public a range of services which are currently provided from across the town and beyond, all in one location. People in the area can now visit the centre to get a service from various teams including district nursing, podiatry, physiotherapy, the community older people’s team, family planning, occupational therapy and health improvement. The building will also provide specialist services for people with an addiction, a learning disability or for those who are elderly. A comprehensive list of services in the building are listed below. The building has an attractive and welcoming environment for customers/patients and staff. It has comfortable waiting areas, a sensory garden, fresh and bright modern consulting rooms and a joint reception area between Health and Social Work.

Services

Services

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Children and Families
Health Visiting and School Nursing services to children and young people aged 0-19 and their families who are registered with a GP in East Dunbartonshire. The team consists of Health Visitors/Public Health Nurses, Community Staff Nurses, School Nurses, Nursery Nurses and Health Support Workers
Community Nursing Opening hours:
Mon – Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm Excluding Public Holidays
Community Addiction Team Tel: 0141 232 8211

This is a joint health and social care service for people with addiction problems, primarily focusing on people with alcohol or opiate dependency. The service offers community detoxification, substitute prescribing from CAT team and in partnership with GPs, assistance with the effects of substance misuse on a wide range of life issues and one to one support. Series of group work programmes such as relapse prevention are also offered. Service is available for young people or children affected by parental substance misuse.


Opening hours:

Mon – Friday 9am-5pm. Appointments are available in the evening by arrangement.


Contact Tel: 0141 232 8211
Community Mental Health Team Tel: 0141 232 8200

This multidisciplinary team provides a range of skilled community mental health services to the adult population, age 18 – 65 years living in the area. In conjunction with other agencies, the team will play a major role in reducing the need for psychiatric hospital admissions and minimising lengths of stay in psychiatric wards.


Opening hours:

Mondays to Friday 09:00 –20.00 Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays 0900 - 1700.


Contact Tel: 0141 232 8200
Community Midwifery
Provide a range of antenatal services within the centre
Community Occupational Therapy
The main purpose of the service is to provide assessments that focus on enabling the person to remain as safe and independent as possible in their own home. The assessment takes account of the service user’s needs and aspirations and the carer’s ability to care for them. This may include advice and information; suggestions for managing in a different way; redirection to other services or arranging for equipment and minor or major adaptations. Whilst the service mostly supports adults with physical disabilities, it also has a brief to assist children, adults with learning impairments and mental health problems who are experiencing difficulties because of an environmental barrier
Occupational Therapy Opening hours:
Duty service available Monday – Friday 9.00am to 12.30pm to accept referrals.
Community older people’s team Tel: 0141 232 8213

The Rehabilitation Service in place across NHSGGC brings together:

  • Supported Discharge (DART, IRIS, MATCH)
  • Community Physical Disability Teams
  • Community Older People’s Teams


Contact details/ telephone numbers for each area:

Glasgow CHP

  • North East Sector 0141 201 3210
  • North West Sector 0141 201 7205
  • South Sector 0141 232 7174

Acute staff needing to access community rehabilitation services should contact the sector in which their hospital sits.

East Dunbartonshire

East Dunbartonshire  have a locally based Community Rehabilitation Team. This service will include GPRR, early supported discharge, domiciliary physiotherapy, community older people's team and community physical disability team.
The service can be accessed through a Single Point of Access
Tel 0141 232 8213
Fax 0141 232 8228

West Dunbartonshire

Community rehabilitation services to be accessed via
COPT tel 01389 811760
CART tel 01389 817337

Inverclyde

The RES Frail Elderly Team are located in Greenock Health Centre Tel 01475 501307

Renfrewshire

We operate a Single Point of Access in Renfrewshire and all referrals previously made to Older Adults Community Mental Health Team (OACMHT), Multi Agency for Care at Home Team (M.A.T.C.H), Specialist Nursing Service, Domiciliary Physiotherapy, Adult Speech and Language and Community Physical Disability Service are made through this number 0141 207 7878 

East Renfrewshire

We operate a Single Point of Access in East Renfrewshire. All referrals previously made to the Community Older Person’s Team based in Clarkston or to Levern Valley Older People’s Team based in Barrhead should now be made using the contact details below.

Telephone: 0141 577 3777

Email [email protected]

General Tel: 0141 232 8213
Fax: 0141 232 8223
Community Rehabilitation Team Tel: 0141 232 8213
Contact Tel: 0141 232 8213
Crisis Team
The service provides short-term intensive community based care for people who are experiencing a mental health crisis. The aims are to provide an alternative to hospital admission where possible, support early discharge from hospital if required and to offer assessment, interventions and support for people in a mental health crisis.
Opening hours:
Mon-Friday 9am-5pm, appointments are available in the evening by arrangement.
Diabetes
Specialised Diabetic care and education to all diabetic patients registered with an East Dunbartonshire GP.
Opening hours:
9.00 – 5.00 Monday to Friday Torrance 01360620526 Milngavie 0141 232 4800
Glasgow & Clyde Weight Management Service
A comprehensive service spanning prevention of overweight to pharmacological and surgical treatment of severe and complex obesity. Access appropriate levels through BMI criteria. Specialist clinical services requires GP referral for those with BMI > 35 or > 30 with co morbidities.
Health Improvement

The planning and health improvement team aim to improve health and address inequality. The team deliver programmes and services on oral health, youth health, tobacco, public health pharmacy, smoking cessation and community nutrition. Other areas of work include joint planning, support for the CHP’s Public Partnership Forum and leadership for Healthy Working Lives.

  • Youth Health / Ourspace – 0141 355 2378
  • Public Partnership Forum – 0141 355 2391
  • Smoking Cessation – 0141 355 2327
  • Food Co-op – 0141 355 2400

Smokefree Services are responsible for a wide range of tobacco projects aimed at reducing the damage from tobacco to people in and around Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Joint Community Learning Disability Team Tel: 0141 304 7450

This is a joint service between Social Work and Health. It includes a range of health professionals and social worker. The aim of the service is to assist people with a learning disability to live as independently as possible within the community either with their families or in accommodation of their own with whatever support they need.


Opening hours:

Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm Out of hours ‘Standby’ for Social Work Service and out of hours services for Health are in operation.


Contact Tel: 0141 304 7450
Physical Disability and Sensory Impairment Team
This team provides a service which assesses the needs of young adults (16-65yrs) with a physical disability and offers to assess the needs of their carers. In addition it also provides a service to all young adults and older people with a sensory impairment, and provides the appropriate equipment and services to meet their needs.
Opening hours:
Office hours are Monday to Friday 9.00hrs to 17.00hrs

SI Duty System: Five half days per week i.e. Monday, Wednesday & Fridays – duty phone calls Tuesday and Thursdays – duty home visits An out-of-hours social work service is available from Glasgow City Council’s Standby Team out of office hours and public holidays

Physiotherapy Tel: 0141 304 7424

Services including: • Assessment and management of patients with musculoskeletal conditions e.g. back pain, shoulder problems, knee arthritis. • Domiciliary physiotherapy for adult housebound patients • Specialist physiotherapy for women with continence problems.


Physiotherapy Opening hours:

Mon – Fri 9am - 4.30pm


Contact Tel: 0141 304 7424
Podiatry Tel: 0141 304 7430
Contact Tel: 0141 304 7430
Primary Care Mental Health Team Tel: 0141 232 8203

The Primary Care Mental Health Team (PCMHT) provides brief evidence based therapeutic and counselling services, to clients who present with mild to moderate mental health problems.


Opening hours:

Mondays to Fridays, 09:00 – 17:00.


Contact Tel: 0141 232 8203
SPHERE Bladder and Bowel service Tel: 0141 210 3190
Specialised bladder and bowel care advice and assessment of continence garments to people within East Dunbartonshire.

Physio - 0141 304 7424 (Lynn Moffat)


The SPHERE Bladder and Bowel Service provides a professional, caring, confidential and supportive approach to people with bladder or/and bowel symptoms. The aim of the team is to promote continence by empowering the individual to self manage their symptoms by teaching behavioural and lifestyle changes that can promote bladder and bowel health. To support the individual, the service has two specially trained teams across the city. These teams include specialist nurses and physiotherapists who can advise and support the individual on improving their bladder or/and bowel symptoms or prevent any deterioration by facilitating and providing rehabilitative treatments. Opening hours:
Assessments by appointment, Monday to Friday 8.30am till 4.30pm 0141 304 7400
General Tel: 0141 210 3190
Email : [email protected]
Woodhead Park GP Practice
general medical services including child health surveillance, immunisations, contraceptive services, maternity services, cervical screening, joint injections, freezing of warts and other small skin lesions, methadone clinic, acupuncture, homeopathy and chronic disease management.

General Practitioner (Family Doctor) Services.

When your GP surgery is closed call NHS 24 free on 111 if you are ill and it can't wait until your regular NHS service reopens.

Opening hours:
8.30am to 6pm Monday – Friday