Care Navigator

Care Navigator service for older people in Faversham

What does it do?

A free, impartial and confidential service that helps people remain safe and independent in their own home.
The aims of the service are to reduce social isolation, improve economic well being, manage physical and mental health, maintain an independent lifestyle in their own home and live safely within their communities

There are times in life where we need help getting things sorted out, in particular during times of change, the death of a loved one or because we are struggling to cope.

A Care Navigator may be able to help you get life back on track, they can talk with you about your needs and concerns and discuss what help you would like to receive.

They can then provide information and options, to help you access other local services and/or provide you with the practical help and support you need.

Help can include but is not limited to:

  • Help with benefits
  • Help choosing and accessing care
  • Help with home maintenance
  • Help understanding housing choices
  • Safety in the home
  • Help with self assessments
  • Adaptations and equipment

Who it is for?

Care Navigators is a free community service which supports people who are undergoing change in their lives and may need information and help accessing services.

Where it is available?

Local service (Swale).

How to access or apply for it:

Your Care Navigators

Margaret Pearson

Faversham & Canterbury

Linda Rolfe

Herne Bay, Whitstable & Sandwich

Pippa Lee

Sittingbourne & Sheppey

Amanda Emery

Sittingbourne & Sheppey

Karen Fluke

Faversham, Sittingbourne and Sheppey

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Info last updated:

19/04/2016