Community Health Development Team – Wigan Borough

Description of service

Community Health Development Team

The Community Health Development Team carry out an Holistic Assessment, which includes Physical and social wellbeing, environment issues, advice on aids and adaptations and  Transport.

Following an assessment, our intervention may include:

  • Confidence building
  • Accessing social opportunities
  • Advice on privately purchasing Personal or domestic aids / equipment.
  • Advocacy and Advice
  • Support and Advice to Carers.

The team also refer on to other services and voluntary organisations such as Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Fire Service, Age UK and Pensioners Link.


Who can access the service?

The service is available to patients over the age of 50 with low to moderate needs and who are registered with a GP in the Wigan Borough.


How can people access the service?

Referrals are accepted from any source via single point of access on 01942 822643 via a contact assessment form sent via fax to 01942 264440.

The team encourage anyone wishing to discuss a referral to telephone them on 01942 481942 or 01942 483700.


Where is the service offered?

The service is based in patients own homes or any other community environment where interventions are required.


Contact details

The team is based on two sites:

Pemberton Health Centre, Wigan
Telephone: 01942 481942

Grasmere Street Health Centre, Leigh
Telephone: 01942 483700


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