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A1 Homecare Agency

A1 Homecare Agency

Local

We will provide services in their own home, at times convenient to them, and in ways they find most agreeable. We have sound principles for the way we run our service. Central to these is our belief that the rights of se...

Contact: A1 Homecare Agency, 20 St. Helens Road, Bolton, Lancashire, BL3 3NH.
Age UK

Call in Time- Telephone Friendship Service

National

Call in Time aims to reduce loneliness and social isolation in older people by providing them with regular telephone chats.

Contact: Call in Time Telephone Friendship Service, Tavis House 1-6 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9NA.
Age UK Bolton

Befriending service

Local

The main aim of the befriending service is to give you and your befriending volunteer the opportunity to spend quality time together, doing things you enjoy doing. This might involve going for a short walk, visiting a l...

Contact: Age UK Bolton, The Square, 53-55 Victoria Square, Bolton, Lancashire, BL1 1RZ.

Help at Home

Local

What is Help at Home? Age UK Bolton and Home Instead Senior Care Bolton have come together in partnership to offer a Help at Home service. The service can include companionship, light house work, meal preparation, errand...

Contact: Age UK Bolton, The Square, 53-55 Victoria Square, Bolton, Lancashire, BL1 1RZ.
Age UK Bury

Day Care Service

Local

Our activities include arts and crafts, dominoes, bingo and board games. We run regular days out and enjoy parties throughout the year.   Our clubs are small and friendly and we limit the numbers of people to 20 pe...

Contact: Age UK Bury, The Jubilee Centre, Mosley Avenue, Bury, BL9 6PQ.
Age UK Manchester

Ageing Well

Local

Age UK Manchester is continuing to develop this popular project which is aimed at promoting positive attitudes towards ageing. Our ‘Big Lottery’-funded Ageing Well groups run in many areas of Manchester. It w...

Contact: Age UK Manchester, Canada House, 3 Chepstow Street, Manchester, M1 5FW.

Out in the City

Local

The project continues to support members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community through our innovative ‘Out In The City’ initiative, which is a friendly social/support group for people over 5...

Contact: Age UK Manchester, Canada House, 3 Chepstow Street, Manchester, M1 5FW.
Age UK Oldham

Befriending Service

Local

We help by matching a registered volunteer who has the time to give to an older person who would benefit from a friendship. Once introduced, the volunteer and older person spend time together on a weekly basis and enjoy...

Contact: Age UK Oldham, 10 Church Lane, Oldham, OL1 3AN.

Get Going Together

Local

Our new project works alongside 4 other Age UKs in Cheshire, Coventry, Leicester, Shire and Rutland and South Tyneside to encourage older people with long-term health conditions to become more active, both physically and...

Contact: Age UK Oldham, 10 Church Lane, Oldham, OL1 3AN.

Leisure and social activities

Local

We run a number of leisure and social activities for older people in the Oldham area. Over 50s leisure classes Tea dances Older LGBT Group Holidays

Contact: Age UK Oldham, 10 Church Lane, Oldham, OL1 3AN.

Men in Sheds

Local

“A shed is to a man what a handbag is to a woman – both contain all the essentials for surviving in the modern world.” Why men, and why in sheds? Age UK Oldham’s Men in Sheds project is an initiat...

Contact: Age UK Oldham, 10 Church Lane, Oldham, OL1 3AN.

Older LGBT Group

Local

Older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual people want all of the same things in later life as heterosexual older people. This includes staying in their own homes for as long as possible and being treated with resp...

Contact: Age UK Oldham, 10 Church Lane, Oldham, OL1 3AN.
Age UK Tameside

Buddying Service

Local

We provide a Buddying Service if you or a loved one needs additional assistance with things like: Attending medical appointments Attending activities and clubs Going shopping  Maintaining links with...

Contact: Age UK Tameside, 131 Katherine Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, OL6 7AW.

Community Support Service

Local

Our aim is to provide an overall service that supports people to maintain independence and prevent social isolation. We provide wrap-around support that helps you or a loved one to maintain independence and prevent socia...

Contact: Age UK Tameside, 131 Katherine Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, OL6 7AW.

The Shed

Local

The Shed is a larger version of the typical man’s shed at the bottom of the garden - a place where he feels at home and pursues practical interests. We offer a safe, friendly and inclusive workshop, where men come ...

Contact: Age UK Tameside, 131 Katherine Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, OL6 7AW.
Age UK Wigan Borough

Befriending Service

Local

Our befriending service provides support and companionship to people across the Wigan Borough, either by home visits or by telephone. The befriending volunteer is also able to identify concerns and issues so that re...

Contact: Age UK Wigan Borough, 68 Market Street, Wigan, Greater Manchester, WN1 1HX.
Assured Care (Stockport)

Personalised Independent Care

Local

Whether it's the little cares and attentions we can offer the elderly on a daily basis or a real need for loving care: our work is always focused on the human individual who requires care and support and who has a right...

Contact: Domiciliary Care, Armstrong House Swallow Street, Stockport, Cheshire, SK1 3LG.
Bolton Council

Bolton Adult Placement

Local

Bolton Adult Placement (BAP) is a registered adult placement scheme offering: long term placements short term breaks placements to enable people to move into independent living Befriending Servic...

Contact: Health and Social Care, Bolton Adult Placement, Town Hall, Victoria Square, Bolton, Greater Manchester, BL1 1RU.
Bury Metropolitan Borough Council

Day Care

Local

Day care is a popular service offered to people who need some help with personal or practical care and are unable to get out and about by themselves. Day care is usually available in a resource centre, community buildin...

Contact: Health and Social Care, Town Hall, Knowsley Street, Bury, Greater Manchester, BL9 0SW.

Support at Home Service

Local

The Support at Home service is a new service provided by Adult Care services. The aim of the service is to support older people to continue living independently in their own home. The service is essentially a preventativ...

Contact: Living At Home Service, Town Hall, Knowsley Street, Bury, Greater Manchester, BL9 0SW.
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