Our Service

advice, loneliness, foot care, exercises

What does it do?

Telephone Advice Service
We have a large amount of knowledge about a great number of elderly related topics, so if you need some information, why not give the office a ring on 01258 475582. If we do not know the answer to your question we will find out and call you back.

Befriending/Friendship

A friendly service run by Age Concern Volunteers. All our helpers are interviewed, required to provide references and are DBS checked, so you can be assured that when you request a visit from us, you will be matched with someone who has been chosen very carefully. We can provide:

- Regular visits if required
- Help to access other services
- Support and friendship through a difficult stage in life
- A great link to the local community

IT Service

If you have any IT problems or queries, do get in touch. We are able to assist one to one in your home.
Please phone the office to enquire.

Exercise classes

Our Exercise Classes are temporarily suspended, due to Coronavirus. For our Door -Step Service to local villages (shopping, prescription collection etc.) please call Kath on 07984744310. We are continuing to give Befriending support over the phone, wherever possible. Current Office Hours Mon, Wed, Fri 10am - 2pm and phones and emails are answered outside these times. Please call 01258 475582 or email info@acnorthdorset.org.uk with any query, big or small!

Foot clinics

We have restarted our Foot Clinics - bookings available! Also, appointments can be made, in our office, to support welfare benefit applications. Please give us a call. Please ring the office on 01258 475582 for appointments. Half hourly, fortnightly sessions held on Mondays. £25

Benefits and related advice

Our experienced Welfare Benefits Advisor can help with a variety of needs. These include information support for carers, debt advisory services and benefit entitlements such as Attendance Allowance, PIP (Personal Independence Payment) and Carers Allowance. All visits are held in confidence in your own home.

Who it is for?

for older people in North Dorset

Where it is available?

Local service (North Dorset).

How to access or apply for it:

See contact details above

Classification(s):

Info last updated:

03/07/2020
Provider

Age Concern North Dorset

Stour Connect, Stour View Close, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 1JF