We aim to tackle age discrimination and promote age equality.

The Equality and Human Rights Commission have produced a guide that explains how your human rights protect you when you use home care services. It also explains your rights to home care. This guide can help you to use your rights to make sure you get a good quality service.

The Equality and Human Rights Commission. Part of the Commission's remit is to tackle age discrimination and promote age equality. These links specifically relate to young people and older people.

The Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS) can provide expert information, advice and support on discrimination and human rights issues and the applicable law, especially if you need more help than advice agencies and other local organisations can provide.

SSDC Careline

Careline can help you in your day-to-day care. Careline provides a compact emergency alarm system for all people at risk living in their own homes, including the elderly and people with disabilities

SSDC Play Service

Play Service We believe every child needs opportunities to play.

Senior Citizen Liaison Team (SCLT)

The Senior Citizen Liaison Team provide a comprehensive victim support package known as the Platinum Service Scheme for vulnerable older adults who been victims of doorstep crime or those who have been identified as being at high risk of becoming victims in the Avon and Somerset Police force area. The Platinum Service Scheme includes designated caseworkers for clients with a full range of support, including:

  • Crime prevention survey of clients home address
  • Personal safety pack, including free mobile phone and home-safe
  • Ongoing telephone support for indefinite period
  • Social Inclusion visits with other clients to support rehabilitation
  • Ongoing befriending opportunities with SCLT

SCLT also produce The Senior Siren which is a free, bi-monthly magazine.