Volunteers are wanted to help with a new weekly programme across sheltered housing complexes in Aberdeen.
The call follows an incident late last year when a lift broke down in a sheltered housing block, leaving one elderly woman unable to get back into her home after spending time in hospital until she received assistance from firefighters.
A north-east care home resident has praised the facility, saying its the best move they have ever made.
An elderly woman was taken to hospital after a fire at a North-east sheltered housing complex.
A man with limited mobility is unable to wash properly after the council refused to carry out adaptations to his shower.
Residents from a flood-hit sheltered housing complex could start to return to their homes at the end of the month.