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Emergency contacts and services

Emergency contacts

You should keep a record of emergency contact numbers to hand when you are at home, or out an about. Such as on the fridge, by the phone, in your bag or diary.

Numbers you should have include:

  • your parent or carer
  • a neighbour or someone living close by
  • your Support worker
  • NHS non-emergency - 111 (if you're ill and need medical advice)
  • Ambulance, police and Fire service emergency number - 999
  • Police non-emergency - 101
  • your local doctor

Services

Safe and Independent Living (SAIL)


SAIL can support you to stay safe and living independently. The support can include:
  • advice and information
  • equipment
  • home safety checks
  • information about local social activities

Find out more about *SAIL*.

Fire safety visits

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service offer Safe and Well visits. This is where they visit your home for free to help you make your home safer.

They can fit free smoke alarms, and give you safety advice. This includes topics like cooking safely and what to do if there is a fire.

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