The Leicestershire emergency services
have been piloting a fantastic new project
called Highfields Blues at several of our
The project aims to deliver information
about how the police, ambulance and fire
services work, both individually and
During a recent visit, members from each team
came to see 20 of our residents at Len Hollis
Court in Leicester to provide one-to-one
sessions about issues such as what to do if you
have a fall. They also taught participants about
the importance of calling the correct emergency
service when in crisis.
only when you urgently need attendance by
the emergency services.
someone is seriously ill or having a stroke or a
heart attack, or if a crime is in progress.
if you urgently need medical help or advice
but it is not a life-threatening situation.
Use this for illnesses and minor injuries where
life isn’t threatened, but you would like some
advice on what to do next.
if you want to contact your local police but it
is less urgent than a 999 call.
if your car has been stolen, your property has
been damaged or your home has been