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Advice and Support

New Carer support groups in Norwich

Age UK Norwich has set up monthly Carer Support Groups, intended primarily for those whose loved ones have dementia, but all older carers are welcome.

1st Wednesday of every month in the lounge at Don Pratt Court, Mousehold Street, 10am to 12 noon

3rd Thursday of every month at the Assembly House from 10am to 12 noon

2nd Friday of every month at Bowthorpe chuch from 12.30pm to 2.30pm

4th Friday of every month at Marion Road Day Centre from 10am to 12 noon

Further information from Ellen at Age UK Norwich on 01603 667944 or email dementiacare@ageuknorwich.org.uk

Posted 5 October 2017


Posted September 2017


Activity Groups for those with dementia


 

Hearing Support Service

Norfolk Deaf Association

If you have an NHS issued hearing aid, you could save yourself a trip to your provider by using the Mobile Clinic or a Community Open Clinic provided by the NDA near to where you live. 

 They can:

  • Supply Batteries
  • Fit new moulds (supplied by Audiology)
  • Replace broken top hooks and battery drawers
  • Clean and retube your aids and fit new fitters
  • Provide guidance on assistive listening technology such as phones, mobile phones and TV listeners
  • Provide advice about tinnitus support, sign language and lipreading

For more information visit www.norfolkdeaf.org.uk or phone 01603 404 440


Domestic Violence - Children & Young People

  • Ever feel scared of going home?
  • Frightened by someone you are dating?
  • Worried about yourself or one of your parents? 

For help and information about domestic abuse click HERE to visit www.thehideout.org 

Helplines

Childline - 0800 1111

Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline - 0808 2000 247

Samaritans - 08457 90 90 90

Muslim Women's Helpline - 020 8904 8193 or 020 8908 6715

NSPCC Helpline -  0800 800 5000
If you're worried about a child's safety or if you need help or advice, ring the NSPCC helpline or email them.


Age UK Norwich

Helping people maintain independence and wellbeing in later life  

Age UK visit the Bowthorpe Health Centre on the 2nd Wednesday of each month between 10.00am – 12.30pm for anyone over the age of 65.  Simply ask at our Reception desk. They can give information on a wide range of non-medical, later-life issues including Benefits, Housing Options, Social Care, Respite Care, Befriending, Bereavement Advice, Caring for Older Relatives, Lasting Power of Attorney, Help at Home and Dementia Support.

CLICK HERE to visit the Age UK Norwich website.

 


Sleep Advice Fact Sheet

Sleep Advice Fact Sheet


Dementia Adaptations Grants

Providing a helping hand to older people in their own homes.

Dementia Adaptations Grants


Norwich Home Improvement Service

Helping people to live independently in warm, safe and secure homes.

Norwich Home Improvement Service


Norwich HandyVan Service

Providing a helping hand to older people in their own homes.

Norwich HandyVan Service



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