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Action on Hearing Loss

Action on Hearing Loss - Isle of Wight

Local

Our services include assessment and provision of equipment, advice and demonstration of equipment, support for new and existing hearing aid users and information provision.  We also organise befriending groups for p...

Contact: Action on Hearing Loss, Sound Advice, 17b Riverway, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 5UX.
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 Isle of Wight

Community Memory Groups

Local

Weekly groups offering memory therapy and social activity.  Memory groups bring people together who have memory loss, i.e. have dementia.  There are many different benefits of coming along to the group, inclu...

Contact: Age UK Isle of Wight, 147 High Street, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 1TY.

Good Neighbour Scheme

Local

The good neighbour scheme has been established to assist older people over the age of 50 on the Isle of Wight when they have no family or friends to turn to for help in times of genuine need.   We hope to bring pe...

Contact: Age UK Isle of Wight, 147 High Street, Newport, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 1TY.

Just About You

Local

Services provided: You choose what jobs need doing by  the Personal Assistant on either a regular or occasional basis. Common tasks include: Domestic cleaning Laundry and ironing Shopping - escorted o...

Contact: Age UK Isle of Wight, 147 High Street, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 1TY.
CHIT-CHAT

chit-chat

National

We are a new and exciting non-profit organisation with a simple mission: connecting the nation through conversation. In these uncertain times and beyond, we want to be the go-to place for a chat and bring people together...

Contact: N/A.
Contact the Elderly

Sunday afternoon outings

National

Contact the Elderly is the only national charity solely dedicated to tackling loneliness and social isolation among older people. Supported by a network of volunteers, the charity organises monthly Sunday afternoon tea p...

Contact: Contact the Elderly, 2 Grosvenor Gardens, London, SW1W 0DH.
Cura HQ

Cura

National

Cura is a free to use website that allows you to create a secure community, to which you invite the people around you who want to help, friends, family, neighbours etc... You then upload the tasks you need help with and...

Contact: cura hq ltd.
Elder

elder

National

Elder helps people stay safe and comfortable at home by assisting with daily activities of living via personal care, dementia care and part-time, full-time or live-in care. 

Contact: Elder, 1st floor, 230 City Road, London, London, Greater London, EC1V 2TT.
Home Help Companions

Home Help Companions

National

Home Help Companions is a unique introduction agency for elderly people and truly lovely live-in Home Help Companions. Companions must have proven experience, skills, qualifications, DBS checks and excellent references....

Contact: Home Help Companions and Carers.
Home To Home Calls

Home To Home Calls

National

Home to Home Calls provides a daily phone call service specifically for the elderly and the most vulnerable members of society. The calls are used as a befriending service and to check the welfare and well being of ...

Contact: Cleaning and Companionship, 5 East Cliff, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 3JE.
Independent Age

Advice line

National

We give free, confidential advice over the telephone for older people, their families and carers on issues such as getting help at home, adaptations, care assessments, paying for care, staying in touch with other pe...

Contact: Independent Age, 18 Avonmore Road, London, W14 8RR.

Receive regular phone calls or visits

National

A friendly voice to talk to Good company and conversation is enjoyable and important for our wellbeing. It can be hard staying in contact with people as time goes by, especially if you've lost touch with clos...

Contact: Independent Age, 18 Avonmore Road, London, W14 8RR.
Lightshare Homeshare Services

Lightshare Homeshare Services

Regional

Lightshare is a Homeshare provider that specialises  in matching Householders who need support at home with live in Homesharers. Householders are usually older individuals, older couples or adults with a disability ...

Contact: Lightshare Homeshare Services, 86- 90 Paul Street, London, EC2A 4NE.
Parkinson's UK

Christchurch Branch Parkinson's UK Members Support

Local

Support, friendship and activities for members with monthly meetings with guest speakers on the 2nd Thursday of each month. Organized outings, annual Theatre trip, summer party and Christmas lunch. Organized Tai Chi se...

Contact: Parkinson's UK- Christchurch Branch.
Raystra Healthcare

Raystra Healthcare

National

Raystra Healthcare provides a full spectrum of care across the UK, including practical care, personal care and complex care. Raystra Healthcare provides care and support in the community with a view to preventing or dela...

Contact: Home Care, No1 Business Centre, 1 Alvin St, Gloucester, England, GL1 3EJ.
Royal Voluntary Service

Good Neighbours

Regional

No two Good Neighbours services are identical but the intention is broadly similar in every case. Namely, to offer the practical help that can make all the difference to older people - whether it's assisted shopping, acc...

Contact: North and South West Hampshire.

On-ward Service

Regional

We train our volunteers to offer befriending to older people on the ward, this is really welcomed particularly when family live far away, or friends can only visit during the evenings and weekends. Our volunteers&nb...

Contact: North and South West Hampshire.
The Silver Line

The Silver Line

National

The Silver Line – Our Mission Statement The Silver Line Helpline provides three functions to support older people: a sign-posting service to link them into the many, varied services that exist around the coun...

Contact: The Silver Line, 42 Wigmore Street, London, W1U 2RY.
University of the Third Age

U3A - The University Of The Third Age

National

The Third Age Trust is the national representative body for the Universities of Third Age (U3As) in the UK.  U3As are self-help, self-managed lifelong learning co-operatives for older people no longer in full t...

Contact: The Third Age Trust, The Old Municipal Buildings, 19 East Street, Bromley, Kent, BR1 1QE.
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