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Set up in 1989 Grampian CareData is a local community, care and health information service for the people of Aberdeenshire, Aberdeen City and Moray (the former Grampian Region) in the North East of Scotland.  CareData is a signposting service to put you in touch with the many local services, public sector and voluntary, that can help.  All of Grampian CareData's services are free to all.

Grampian CareData is jointly funded by Aberdeenshire Council, Aberdeen City Council and NHS Grampian.

What kind of information does Grampian CareData hold?

We hold, or signpost to, information about services such as:

  • NHS Services - doctors, dentists, health services, hospitals
  • Social Services - meals on wheels, home care services, respite care
  • Voluntary Groups - self help and support groups
  • Leisure and Recreation facilities - particularly for people with disabilities
  • Local Authority and Public services - public utilities, council services
  • Education and Training - special education services, community education, schools
  • Housing - sheltered housing, residential care, housing departments

Who is Grampian CareData for?

It is intended to serve the interests and needs of the whole community but is designed especially with the following groups in mind:

  • Older people
  • People with physical disabilities
  • People with learning disabilities
  • People with sensory impairments
  • People with a medical condition
  • People with mental health problems
  • Carers, friends or relatives
  • Caring professionals

We hope that every person in the community will find our information service to be helpful.

Where does the information come from?

The CareData team research local services and work to ensure that all of the information we hold is correct and up to date.  Representatives of local services are encouraged to register with us so that they can update their own information online.  The process is straightforward but CareData staff are always ready to help.

If you would like to register with us please click here for more information.

How is the information provided?

This website includes a full database of local services that can be browsed online for free.  Additionally we run a helpline during office hours on 01651 267392, option 2.

  • We can answer your queries by telephone or by This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
  • We can collate the information you need and post it to you
  • If you have a more complex query or request we can research your enquiry and send you the information or call you back at a convenient time