Age UK West Cumbria
At Age UK West Cumbria our goal is to enable older people across the region to love later life. We believe that your later years can be fulfilling years and whether you’re on the quest to live well into old age, or if you’re going through tough times, we’re here to help you make a positive change. To read more about our services, following the website link above.
We provide access to a wide range of resources for professionals, carers, family, friends and individuals.
o Resources for Professionals, Families and Carers
o All of our resources
INFORMATION. ADVICE & SUPPORT
o Trusted Assessors
o Money Information and Advice
o Housing Options Advice
o Equipment and Aids for Daily Living
BEFRIENDING & SOCIAL OPPORTUNITIES
o Community Connections Project - Offering help to those people who are lonely and isolated and would like to get out and do more.
o Social Diaries
o Activities and Groups in your area
o Befriending and Social Opportunities
o Alcohol Awareness - Promoting a healthy relationship with alcohol, what you need to know about alcohol and how you can become healthier with your drinking
LONG TERM CONDITIONS
o Dementia Support
o Long term conditions support
o Help at Home
o Home from Hospital
o Handyperson service
o Supported Activities at a Local Centre
o Support to Take Part in An Activity in The Community
o Support for Small Group Activities
o Day Services
NAIL CUTTING SERVICE
o Foot care in later life is very important to your general health and well-being - helping you to avoid falls, stay mobile and continue to get out and about. This service provides simple nail cutting and footcare advice for those who have difficulty cutting their own nails.
This service is available for people over the age of 50 in West Cumbria (Allerdale & Copeland).