SISG was formed in Nov 1998 following a volunteer pilot scheme within Ayr Hospital.
We have 4 staff and have 17 Help Hubs – Ayr (2), Cumnock, Girvan, Largs, Fenwick, Stewarton (2), Millport, Troon, Galston, West Kilbride, Prestwick, Kilmaurs and and 45 volunteers working in the community.
During 2016 carried out 5,984 visits to 2,074 hearing/sensory impaired 50yrs+ individuals throughout North, South and East Ayrshire.
Visits take place within:
- 15 Nursing Homes
- 15 Sheltered Housing Complexes
- 82 Housebound Homes
- 4 Hospitals.