Age UK provide advice, combat lonliness and enable independence. They run a number of services at their local Age UKs that aim to make older people’s lives easier and safer – either at home or to improve their own wellbeing.
Resources: Older people care
Provide dementia services and support groups. For more detailed information about services in your area enter your postcode on their website.
For people with Alzheimer’s and their carers, offices in Weston Super Mare. Last Updated: September 2011
The Alzheimers Society provide dementia services and support groups. To find out about services in you local area enter your postcode on their website.
Care Direct is a service run by the council for vulnerable adults, older and disabled people, their family, friends and carers. It provides information about – and access to – social services, benefits and other resources. Last Updated: September 2011
Supported by a network of volunteers, Contact the Elderly organises monthly Sunday afternoon tea parties for small groups of older people aged 75 and over, who live alone, offering a regular and vital friendship link every month.
Supported Living Service; Nursing and Residential Care Homes and Specialist Home Care; Learning Disabilities Service; Respite Services; Mental Health Services; Elder Care and Dementia Services; Day Care Service. Last Updated: September 2011