Care Navigator Information - Boston Directory

For care navigators and referrers looking to signpost patients to additional health and wellbeing services across Boston, simply click on the links below to access information.


 

Adult Social Care Services

Who is this service for? Adult Social Care helps those who need practical support because of an illness or disability or care for someone receiving social care support.

Details: Adult Social Care offer information advice and a range of services (subject to eligibility). They are as follows;

  • Adult care assessment
  • Direct Payments
  • Personal budgets
  • Advocacy (someone to speak on your behalf)
  • Help arranging care either at home of in a care home
  • Signposting/referring on other appropriate organisations

Contact: Call 01522 782155 (8am-6pm weekdays). You can find out more information via the website at: www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/adult-care

For emergencies out of hours, contact the emergency duty team on 01522 782333.

Age UK South Lincolnshire

Who is this service for? Age UK Lindsey offers a variety of services for older people and their careers.

Details: Age UK Lindsey provides a range of services, information and advice on the following

  • Befriending service
  • Free home support for people with palliative care needs
  • Gardening Service
  • Information & Advice (finding a care home, getting help at home, free benefits check, help applying for age-pension benefits, home adaptations & social clubs)
  • Personal Sitting service (for if you care for someone at home but would like the opportunity to go shopping, visit friends etc)
  • Support at Home
  • Transport Service

Contact: Call 01205 330446 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You can also visit their website at: www.ageuk.org.uk/lincolnsouthlincolnshire

Carers First Lincolnshire

Who is this service for? If you provide unpaid help and care to a relative, child or friend who is ill, has a disability or has a mental health problem, how do you manage as a carer? The support offered is based on need.

Details: Carers First Lincolnshire provides information, advice and offer a range of activities.

  • Benefits checks
  • Carry out carers assessment
  • Employment support
  • Information & Advice
  • Signposting support to other appropriate services
Support groups, events, activities and day trips

Contact: Call 01522 782224 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You can also visit their website at: www.carersfirst.org.uk/lincolnshire/contact-us

Connect To Support

Who is this service for? Connect to Support Lincolnshire is an online information and advice library, community directory and marketplace for adults in Lincolnshire.

This website is intended for adults who want to find out about local groups, activities and services within the community.

Details: Connect To Support provides information, advice and will signpost patients to appropriate services based on their need. They can help with accessing;

  • Activities and groups
  • Connecting with your council
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Home care and care
  • Housing
  • Information and Advice
  • Libraries
  • Training and development
  • Transport, travel and mobility

Contact: Call 0300 303 8789 (2pm – 7pm Mon – Fri, 10am – 2pm Sat). You can also visit their website at: www.lincolnshire.connecttosupport.org

Dentist

Who is this service for? Dental services are for people who are experiencing issues with their teeth, gums and mouth. It is advised that your regularly see your dentist to keep teeth, gums and mouth healthy.

Details: A dentist can help if you experience the following;

  • Abscess
  • Bad breath
  • Experience pain when eating
  • Grey, brown or black spots appearing on your teeth
  • Shiny red swollen gums
  • Throbbing pain in teeth/tooth
  • Tooth sensitivity
  • Toothache
  • Unpleasant taste in your mouth
  • White patch in your mouth/tongue

Contact: Visit your local dentist for more information. If it is urgent you can make an appointment with an urgent NHS dentist.

Urgent Dental Appointment

Boston Smile Centre
31 Wide Bargate, Boston, PE21 6SR
Call: 01205 368666

Routine Dental Appointment

Community Dental Services
Boston, Health Clinic, Lincoln Lane, PE21 8RU
0333 2076630

Bupa Dental Care
47 West Street, Boston, PE21 8QN
01205 362391

Pump Square Dental Practice
5 Pump Square, Boston, PE21 6QW
01205 362816

Boston Smile Centre
31 Wide Bargate, Boston, PE21 6SR
01205 368666

Dental Practice
59 Norfolk Street, Boston, PE21 OPE
01205 365870

Holland House Dental Practice
69 Wide Bargate, Boston, PE21 6SG
01205 362310

Boston Dental Centre
1b Saundergate Lane, Wyberton, Boston, PE21 7BX
01205 400000

One You Lincolnshire

Who is this service for? One you Lincolnshire can help you get back to a healthier you, and support you to make simple changes towards a longer and happier life. They will provide tools, motivational support and encouragement every step of the way, to help improve your health right away.

Details: One You Offers a range of services and are subject to eligibility criteria (see website). They are as follows;

  • Stop Smoking (16+)
  • Lose Weight (16+)
  • Get Active (16+)
  • Drink Less (18+ and drinks more than 14 units a week)

Contact: Call 01522 705162 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You can also register via the website at: www.oneyoulincolnshire.org.uk/lincolnshire-residents

Optician

Who is this service for? Opticians can help anyone with visual problems or eye diseases . They conduct tests, prescribe lenses or glasses and make any onward referrals when appropriate.

Details: Patients should seek advice from an optician if they experience the following;

  • Small eye injury/foreign bodies
  • Flashing lights and new floaters
  • Red eyes
  • Distorted vision
  • Recent onset blurred vision
  • Eyelid cycts and styes
  • Recent onset double vision
  • Gritty and itch eyes
  • Recent onset drooping eyelid

Contact: Visit your local Optician for more information

Dollond & Aitchinson
8 Market place, Boston, PE21 6LS
PE21 351414

Specsavers Opticians
29a Market Place, Boston, PE21 6EH
01205 353263

Boots Boston
8 Market Place, Boston, PE21 6EH
01205 351414

R & T Opticians
30-32 Dolphin Lane, Boston, PE21 6EU
01205 355550

Peebles & Hilton
Tawney Street, Boston, PE21 6PA
01205 365395

David Hallgate
86/88 Wide Bargate, Boston, PE21 6SE
01205 310710

Enderbys of Boston
84 Wide Bargate, Boston, PE21 6SE
01205 311181

Pharmacy

Who is this service for? Pharmacists are trained to be able to advise on a range of common conditions, making it easier and quicker for people to get help without waiting for an appointment with the GP.

Details: Conditions that pharmacies can help with are;

  • Athletes foot
  • Blocked nose
  • Common cold
  • Cough
  • Earache
  • Fever
  • Hay fever
  • Head lice
  • Sore throat
  • Sprain or strain
  • Teething
  • Threadworms
  • Thrush

Contact: Visit your local pharmacy for more information

Lloyds Pharmacy
Boston West Business Park, Sleaford Road, Boston, PE21 8EG
Call: 01205 364956

Asda Store Ltd
Sleaford Road, Boston, PE21 8EQ
Call: 01205 316050

Lincoln Co-Op Chemists Ltd
8 Liquorpond Street, Boston, PE21 8UE
Call: 01205 350111

Lloyds Pharmacy
South Square, Boston, PE21 6JU
Call: 01205 361644

Boots
26 Market Place, Boston, PE21 6EH
Call: 01205 362138

Parkside Pharmacy
Tawney Street, Boston, PE21 6PA
01205 310996

Lloyds Pharmacy
13 Forbes Road, Boston, PE21 0PD
Call: 01205 364506

Lincoln Co-Op Chemists Ltd
Boston rd, Kirton, Boston, PE20 1DS

Lincoln Co-Op Chemists Ltd
High Street, Swineshead, Boston, PE20 3LH
01205 820304

Sexual Health Clinic (LiSH)

Who is this service for? LiSH provides sexual health advice, information and treatment (when appropriate) for any sexual health related concern. There is no age limit and there are 7 sites in Lincolnshire so access is easy.

Details: Lincolnshire Sexual Health (LiSH) provides information, advice and treatment if required. They can help with;

  • C-Card scheme (free condoms for those aged 13-19)
  • Cervical Screening
  • Contraception & emergency contraception
  • Holiday advice
  • Pregnancy
  • Sex advice for young people (20 or below)
  • Sex Education
  • Sexual health clinics
  • Sexual Transmitted Infections (STI) or Sexual Transmitted Diseases (STD)

Contact: Call 01522 309309 or book an appointment online via their website at: www.lincolnshiresexualhealth.nhs.uk

Social Prescribing

Who is this service for? Social Prescribing is for people who want to be more connected in their community to support their health and wellbeing. (18+)

Details: Social Prescribing can help people with the following;

  • Be more socially connected
  • Help find groups/activities to attend based on your interest (they can even attend with you in the first instance if you don’t feel confident)
  • Help people to get into volunteering
  • Signpost to appropriate organisations based on need

Contact: Call 01205 510888 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You can also register via the website at: www.lincolnshirecvs.org.uk/social-prescribing-for-individuals

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