As we get older, we sometimes need a little support to do the things we used to take for granted, or we may just need practical advice to see our way through some of the changes we’re experiencing. On this page you’ll find information on local services that help you overcome challenges you may face as you get older.
Worcestershire County Council
Worcestershire County Council provide some social care services for older people in the county. At the link below you can see some of the services they can provide.
If you’d like to access these services you can contact the Worcestershire HUB to explain your situation or ask your GP for a referral to your local social care team. Your Life/Your Choice website provides information about organisation providing a wide range of services.
Worcestershire HUB Tel: 01905 722233
Age UK is the new charity formed by the merging of Age Concern and Help the Aged. They provide advice and practical support for older people across the country that can enable them to remain in their own homes. They provide a number of services within Worcestershire and you can find details on their website below.
Helpline Telephone: 0800 0556112
National Website: www.ageuk.org.uk
Local Website: www.ageukhw.org.uk
Telephone: 01527 57049
Telephone: 01684 560666
Telephone: 01527 570490
Telephone: 0800 008 6077
Age Concern Hereford & Worcestershire
An independent charity offering support and services to older people
Telephone: 0800 0086077
West Worcester Live at Home Scheme
Supports elderly people living in their own homes with social clubs, transport, befriending and escorted shopping.
Bromyard Road, Worcester, WR2 5DL
Telephone: 01332 296200
Royal Voluntary Service
They believe in making Britain a great place to grow old. Everyday WRVS helps thousands of older people to live they way they want. Visit their website for local groups.
Telephone: 0808 1963646
Onside People Like Us
For older people . Service that works across Worcestershire to support adults of all ages who are experiencing loneliness or isolation. People can self refer.
Telephone: 01905 27525
Bookable transport for the elderly and people with a disability
Telephone: 01905 450654
Platform Housing Group
Housing association. Has wellbeing fund which offers practical help to cover fuel, water costs etc.
Telephone: 0333 2007304
Simple Limitless Wellbeing Centre
Quality day opportunities for elderly people and people with a disability. There is a charge for services.
Telephone: 01562 251144
Care Funding Guidance
A not-for-profit company giving advice on planning the cost of live-in-care. There are charges.
S.T.A.R.S. (Social Therapy and Rehabilitation Service)
Adult Day Care Centre in Worcester. A new and innovative approach to day care. There are charges.
Telephone: 01905 355995