Ludham & Stalham Green Surgeries
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Local Resources

Hearing Aid Clinic

There will be a drop in Hearing Aid Clinic for people with NHS hearing aids at the Community Room in School Close (sheltered housing) in Ludham. A volunteer will check hearing NHS hearing aids, including batteries and tubes etc.

This will take place on the first Friday of the month and will be every two months thereafter. The clinics start at 10am and will finish at 12 noon.

Hearing Aid Batteries are now available from Ludham and Stalham Green Surgeries:

P13 Orange Label
P675 Blue Label

Patients can be issued with two blister packs of six hearing aid batteries on production of a battery book/card or another book with their hearing aid details attached.

We have been advised by the Norfolk & Norwich Hospital that it is safe to dispose of spent batteries with you household waste - please do not bring these to the surgery.

Advice on Ear Wax and Hearing Aid Use

Click here to see a leaflet.

Dial A Bus/Dial A Ride

If you require local transport to Stalham, North Walsham or Hoveton / Wroxham, please contact the North Walsham Area Community Transport Association for further details on times and costs.

Telephone 01692 500 840

Services operate on specific days to and from Ludham, Catfield, Potter Heigham, Sutton and lots more villages.

Contact NWACTA on the above number or pick up a leaflet in the surgery for further details.

Potter Heigham Good Neighbour Scheme

The good neighbour scheme can help you with things like

  • mowing the lawn
  • changing a lightbulb
  • filling in forms
  • taking you to hospital or to doctors appointments
  • collecting medicines
  • your shopping by either taking you or collecting for you

Whatever you need we will try to offer help or a solution.

All the volunteers are village residents and have been police checked, you can contact them between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays) on 07884 246 687

They are here to help regardless of age or circumstance and they would love to hear from you.

If you want to know more about the scheme or need their assistance, don't hesitate to cotnact them and have a chat with one of their volunteers. This scheme is backed by Norfolk Rural Community Council and Victory Housing and is run by vlillage residents.

Benefits Help and Advice Team

North Norfolk District Council has a group of advisors called the Benefits Help and Advice Team. They are available, by appointment, for general help and advice on Housing and Council Tax benefits. They may also be able to advise you about any other benefits which you may be entitled to.

If you have difficulties visiting our offices the Benefits Help and Advice team may be able to help you, either over the phone or through an arranged home visit. Some of the benefits that they can offer advice to you on are:

  • Housing and Council Tax benefit
  • Council Tax discounts and exemptions
  • Income Support Jobseekers Allowance
  • Incapacity Benefit/Employment Support Allowance
  • Pension Credit
  • Disability Living Allowance
  • Attendance Allowance

If you feel you would benefit from this service or you would like make a referral on behalf of somebody else you can contact the Benefits Help and Advice Team on 01263 516245. Further information about Benefits can also be found on www.north.norfolk.org

Asperger Service Norfolk

Adult diagnostic service in Norfolk

Derek Holesworth, Service Manager

derek.holesworth@nhs.net

 

Asperger’s East Anglia

Linked into Asperger’s service Norfolk and diagnosis pathway as well as other things

info@asperger.org.uk/01603 598946

 

Autism Anglia (charity)

Charity supporting families who have a diagnosis and advice line, Dereham office for Norfolk

Anne Ebbage, Development Officer

aebbage@autism-anglia.org.uk/01362 853 753

 

ASD Helping Hands

Charity supporting families who have a diagnosis and advice line

Lee Gibbons, Operations Manager

lee.gibbons@asdhelpinghands.org.uk/07884141299

 

All age Autism Partnership board (Norfolk County Council)

Developing an all age autism strategy for Norfolk and looking for new board members made up of professionals, people with Autism and their families

Zandrea Stewart, (Lead for strategy) Assistant Director Integrated Commissioning and Transformation

zandrea.stewart@norfolk.gov.uk