Confidential and independent Health & Care services to Armenians and those connected with them.
This service is led by qualified counsellor Scarlet Sarksan. All the services below are provided with your consent and approval.
We are currently funded to help those living in the borough of Ealing and Hounslow and can support you in the following ways:
We can organise home/hospital visits or in any manner which you are most comfortable with who feels isolated, housebound or just struggling to cope with the pressures of life.
EMOTIONAL WELLBEING GROUP
Provides weekly safe, secure and culturally familiar environment for Armenians and those associated with them to share their personal experiences and examine the relationship between thoughts, feelings and behaviour patterns. Participants will gain from mutual-support from their peers under the supervision of the group facilitator with the intent of supporting and promoting healing from emotional pain. Opportunities to learn about various aspects of health such as physical, mental, social and spiritual and practice mindfulness.
We will also be organizing visits from external professionals to support the program. We also provide a limited number of 1:1 session with a qualified Armenian speaking counsellor.
ACCESS TO SERVICES
We offer support to those needing help to access statutory health and care provision from the NHS/statutory services such as:
• Liaising with social services and NHS services to improve access to their services.
• Provide advice with transport to and from a hospital or other health appointments by helping you to apply for taxi card/Dial a Ride/blue badge registration, etc
• Assisting with your registration as disabled with social services as well as make referrals to other community groups for support if necessary.
• Assisting with housing and welfare benefit entitlements through referrals/signposting DWP home visiting scheme.
We offer to assess the health and care needs of Carers in order to identify their needs and offer practical assist information about their rights and respite to relieve the pressures of caring for their loved ones.