No of home visits = 112
Revisits = 19Three names of Old Age Pensioners have been notified to the Livingston Old People’s Welfare Council and three people have expressed willingness to help in the delivery of Meals on Wheels. One lady has volunteered to assist an elderly person to cultivate their garden. This lady is a keen gardener but is now living in a flat. These offers of voluntary service have been passed on to LOPWC.
|Livingston in the 1970s, many of the first residents moved to |
Livingston from old Glasgow tenements and slum housing,
and to have perks such as private gardens and central heating was a novelty
Three homes were revisited because the assistant housing officer considered on her first visit that the women were unsettled and depressed. She is glad to report they all seem to be much happier mainly because they have now made contact with neighbours and have someone to chat to.
Once again, it seems obvious that people are doing their best to make a good life for themselves in the town despite the lack of the usual amenities tenants have been accustomed to in established communities. Children seem very happy at school and the Ladywell parents easier in their minds about the transport problem with the opening in the near future of the Howden School.