Local Care & Support Organisations

Also see our Your Health section to view Local and National web resources.

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Unpaid Carer Support Organisations in Aberdeenshire

1 in 10 people in Scotland provide care and support to a family member, friend or neighbour to enable that person to continue to live in their own community.

Please download this support leaflet which lists a number of carer support organisations in Aberdeenshire.

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Grampian CareData

Grampian CareData is your local community care and health information service. They are there to answer your queries and help point you in the right direction.

They gather information from a variety of sources and organise it in one place making it easier for you to access.

Whether you are looking for information for yourself, a member of your family, a friend or neighbour, CareData can help provide the accurate, local and up-to-date information you need.

You may call them free of charge on 0800 136 225.

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Transport to Your Appointment

Do you need advice about travelling to and from your medical appointment?

Call THInC on 01343 567839 between 9am-4pm, Monday to Friday. Calls are charged at local rate.

The Transport to Healthcare Information Centre (THInC) can help. They provide practical transport advice for people who have difficulty getting to and from medical appointments in Grampian.

The service provides a dedicated telephone service offering guidance on accessing suitable transport options to get to and from appointments when they have no means of personal transport. The centre can provide details of suitable bus or train times, contact telephone numbers and other services such as local dial-a-bus or voluntary car schemes.

Please note that THInC does not book transport but can assist with travel advice.