Falls prevention awareness is for everyone, at every age - visit West Berkshire Council's Public Health and Wellbeing webpage for lots of information. From the age of 50, we start to lose muscle and bone strength and balance and one in three people aged 65 and over, fall each year. Therefore…
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Sources of help from WBC if you, or someone you care for, feels vulnerable. Help yourself feel safer in and around your home.
Rogue traders and scams Sometimes, particularly as we get older, we don't feel secure in our own homes. The news often details cases of rogue traders who try to 'rip you off', intimidate or mislead you to make you buy things you don't want or need. If…
Advice on how to stay safe around the home - particularly in the kitchen, bathroom and garden. Poorly maintained appliances or overloaded sockets can be a fire hazard.
Some of the things the organisation may be able to help with: Domestic bills and domestic goods Counselling and support service Travel costs Further education and training Grants for Holidays or short term breaks Information and support for patients, families and carers
For serving and retired fire service personnel and their families. Providing practical assistance and solutions to make a real difference to the lives of members of the fire service community. To aid emotional recuperation, the Charity additionally offer one or two week breaks designed to help those…
Focus Community Support Providing support for people with a learning disability in and around the Newbury area and this can be for just an hour a week or as many hours as you need, from early until late! Focus Support can provide the support you need at…
Spotlight UK will be providing and delivering food parcels for vulnerable adults and families in need. This is for anyone who you are concerned about from a safeguarding prospective who are usually supported through foodbanks, plus anyone who is socially isolating due to Covid 19, a family who may…
To access this service you will need to be referred by a healthcare professional, such as your GP. If you are a patient with Diabetes you can self-refer by making email contact with the appropriate team listed on the website. You may qualify for a home…
I am a fully qualified insured foot health practitioner that can provide services from simple nail cutting to removing corns and callouses. I can come to your home to do all treatments in comfort - various times and days are available even at short notice …
If you live in England or Wales, are of state retirement age and are living on a low income, get in touch. Call to check you are eligible.
Applications for grants to support respite holidays for carers must be made through social workers or other similar professionals. Visit the website for full details.
The website contains practical information to make most garden jobs easier, advice on how to take care, other useful hints and tips, and notes about which equipment and tools will be particularly helpful. Gardening can help individuals accomplish many things. It can help rebuild a…
Support for people in the UK to enable them to continue gardening despite age, illness or disability. The Trust helps with adaptations, the cost of tools and raised beds as well as advice and information on different aids and techniques.
Grass cutting & lawn care, weeding, edging, deadheading, pruning, hedge cutting and garden clearance.
Help For Pensioners on Pension Credit To replace your old, broken or in-efficient boiler you could be looking at costs as high as £4000. However, thanks to the ECO scheme, those who are in receipt of Pension Credit (not to be confused with a standard…
The Rowland Hill fund provides financial help wherever it occurs amongst Royal Mail Group colleagues, past and present. Visit the website for eligibility criteria.
View the full listing on the Association of Charitable Organisations to see if you are entitled to grants and other support. General charities and Occupational charities.
Comprehensive list of resources and contact information including a 'Stay Safe' suicide prevention toolkit for people with learning disabilities. The Stay Alive app is a pocket suicide prevention resource for the UK, packed full of useful information to help you stay safe. You can use…