What can Age UK help me with?
Not all services take place in every area, but all local Age UKs will be able to help you find what you’re looking for.
- Cafes and restaurants.
- Day centres.
- Exercise & physical activity.
- Foot care.
- Handyperson services.
- Home help.
- IT Training courses.
- Social activities.
Is Help the Aged Age UK?
Age UK. The UK’s leading charity helping every older person who needs us.
Does Age UK do home visits?
Personal care in your own home One of Age UK’s trained carers (sometimes called a ‘personal assistant’) will visit you at home at agreed times of the day, or in some cases will provide care over the entire 24-hour period. You will pay an hourly rate for this service.
What support do Age UK offer?
Age UK is the country’s leading charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. We provide companionship, advice and support for older people who need it most.
How to get home help in Age UK?
Contact your local Age UK to speak to their home help team. You’ll then be matched up with a home helper in your area. Our home helpers are unable to support you with personal care such as dressing or bathing. Find out about the personal care services provided by some Age UKs. For more information call the Age UK Advice Line on 0800 678 1602.
How does the age home help service work?
Our Home Help service offers flexibility and choice to suit individual needs, enabling you to remain independent and comfortable in your home. We are registered with the Safe Trader Scheme and all staff are DBS approved and fully insured. We aim to provide you with the same friendly, courteous and professional member of staff on each visit.
When is the age UK advice line open?
For more information call the Age UK Advice Line on 0800 678 1602. We’re open 8am to 7pm, every day of the year.
Where can I get help with home care?
You can get help with things such as cleaning, shopping and personal care through private agencies. These agencies must be registered with the Care Quality Commission. The UK Home Care Association can give you details of home care providers that follow its code of practice.