Cleaners, other help at home, meals delivery, shopping services - South Lakeland
A list of cleaners, gardeners, handy persons and other help at home including companionship
Societies and Clubs - South Lakeland
This list aims to give you help and advice to find the best Societies and Clubs in South Lakeland.
Safety in the home - South Lakeland
Care Alarms, Lifeline, Fire safety, Home Security and Falls Prevention
Equipment to make life easier - South Lakeland
This list provides some idea of where you can get equipment from Alarms and Disabled Parking Badge to Hearing Aids to help when everyday tasks become a little harder.
LGBT+ - Information Guide
Many of the issues relating to planning for later life are the same whether you are gay or straight.
When someone dies - Information Guide
There are many things to do when someone dies, often at a time of great personal distress when we feel least able to manage.
Care homes - Information Guide
This guide looks at how to find a care home, how to arrange and pay for care.
Help with transport - South Lakeland
Disabled parking (blue) badges, public transport (bus & train travel) and other services
Who can help in South Lakeland
This is a list of organisations providing housing, safety or financial support for older people in South Lakeland.
Help with heating costs - Factsheet
This factsheet explains how you can spend less on energy while still ensuring that your home is warm and comfortable. It provides information on switching energy supplier, energy efficiency, financial help with bills and help from bodies like your local a
Your hospital stay - Information Guide
This guide explains what to expect when going into hospital, what should happen while you’re in hospital, and the steps that should be taken to prepare for your discharge.
Housing options - Information Guide
This guide includes practical information on getting support at home, moving into sheltered housing or a care home, as well as other types of housing arrangements.
Buying retirement housing - Factsheet
This factsheet provides information if you are considering buying retirement housing. This is specialist housing for older people, which could be either 'age exclusive' or offer some level of support or care.
Useful contacts -Information Guide
This guide pulls together information, services and products that Age UK, Age Cymru and Age NI provide for people in later life.
Advice for carers - Information Guide
This guide covers the benefits you can claim, requesting flexible working hours and organising respite care.
Dental care: NHS and private - Factsheet
This factsheet explains how to find an NHS dentist, charges for NHS treatment, and how receiving certain benefits or the NHS low income scheme may help with the cost of NHS treatment.
Staying steady - Information Guide
Whether you’re fit and active, have mobility problems, or worry about falling, this guide offers practical tips on how to improve your strength, balance and mobility.