Health and Social Care
Age Matters in Basildon Age Matters promotes the welfare of the elderly in Basildon borough. Age matters constantly evaluates the needs of retired people and where possible seeks to expand the service to fill those needs Basildon Community Transport - Elderly and disabled support Working in Partnership with Basildon Council and Essex County Council to help elderly and disabled people live more independent lives. Disability Information and Advice Line (D.I.A.L.) DIAL aims to empower disabled people to reach their full potential in the community and to improve their quality of life Health and Social Care Services Health and Social Care Services provided by Essex County Council Care for Children Children's Services provided by Essex County Council Health Authorities Further information about the various Trusts, Health Authorities and Social Service Departments within the District. Doctors, Dentists, Pharmacists and Hospitals Find the address and telephone number of all local Practitioners in your area Infectious diseases - investigation There are 30 diseases that must, by law, be reported to local councils (notifiable diseases). These include infections such as Salmonella and other food poisoning, Dysentery, Tuberculosis and Rubella. Mobile meals - meals on wheels A support for meals service is provided by Essex County Council Social Services Public Conveniences Basildon Borough Council provides a number of public conveniences and is responsible for maintaining and keeping them clean.