Local Brighton & Hove and national organisations providing information and guidance on how adult social care works, support to live at home, care planning, protecting vulnerable adults, paying for care and maintaining independence.
A specialist national organisation that works to protect and prevent the abuse of vulnerable older adults. They address abuse within peoples own homes (whether by family, friends or paid staff), within sheltered housing, and within care homes and hospitals.
A local service provided by Age UK’s that helps older people access practical help in their own homes. The Help at Home service is key in providing continual support and peace of mind for extended family living miles away and is a link to the outside world.
Age UK provide a local information and advice service that covers a wide range of issues including welfare benefits, legal help, information and advice on care home issues, money matters, debt, consumer and utility bill issues and many other areas.
Age UK’s local nail cutting service is available to those who have impaired eyesight, reduced mobility because of arthritic changes, or an inability to reach their feet for physical or medical reasons. The service is also for when it would not be safe or practical for you to take on this task yourself.