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Worcestershire County Council
Adult Social Care
Worcestershire Association of Carers (WAC)
Here2Help (Coronavirus Support)
Information and services
an initial G.P. referral your Audiology department can provide help and
support for those with concerns about their hearing. Existing hearing aid
users may be able to contact these services directly.
Clubs and associations for deaf, deafened, hard of hearing and deafblind people
following service(s) provide support for those who are deaf, deafened, hard
of hearing and deafblind:|
Service Name: Action Deafness
Service Description: Action Deafness provide a large number of services that can help people who are deaf or hard of hearing such as interpretation services, translation, t&t (telephone and translation) and information and advice on a large range of topics and equipment.
Tel: 01905 746301
Address: Vesta Tilley House, Lowersmoor, Worcester, WR1 2RH
Community Alarm and Telecare Services
order to feel safer and more independent in your own home, you can sign up to
a personal alarm service which provides immediate response if you need urgent
assistance in your home for instance if you feel very unwell or you hear an
Community Housing (amica24)
amica24 provide technology that helps to make life easier for people who often find life difficult. We have over 10,000 service users in Worcestershire alone and a total of 26,000 services users nationwide. We suggest the most appropriate technology to keep people healthy, safe and independent and monitor the majority of those solutions 24 hours a day at our monitoring centre in Kidderminster.
Address: 3 Foley Grove Foley Business Park, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, DY11 7PT
Concerned about memory loss - These groups may help
or your family are concerned about your memory, talking this over with an
organisation or with someone who understands this difficulty can either allay
your fears or give you advice on what to do.|
The following service(s) are available to support you:
Service Name: Admiral Nurses Worcestershire
Service Description: Admiral Nurses are registered mental health nurses who specialise in dementia, giving practical and emotional support to family carers, as well as the person with dementia.
Tel: 0800 888 6678
Address: New Haven, Princess of Wales Community Hospital, Stourbridge Road, Bromsgrove, B61 0BB
following service(s) are available for those who are in need of, or are
eligible for concessionary travel:
Delivery of pre-prepared meals
following services are available for those who would benefit from the
delivery of meals to their home:|
Service Name: Home Kitchen Worcester
Service Description: Home delivered freshly cooked dinners for over 65s. Place your order before 11am on the day of delivery. Free delivery within 4 miles radius of Worcester city centre.
Tel: 07973 284041
Service Name: Parsley Box Ltd
Service Description: Meals delivered to your door that dont need to be kept in a fridge or freezer. Free next day delivery on UK Mainland orders.
Tel: 08006 127225
Fire Service safety check
may benefit from arranging a Fire Safety check.|
To request a free Fire Safety Check please contact the following service:
Service Name: Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service
Service Description: Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service provide fire safety advice to everyone. A Safe and Well Check can be carried out for the more vulnerable such as the elderly, people living alone and those with reduced mobility.
Tel: 0800 032 1155 Option 2
Address: Hindlip Park, Worcester, WR3 8SP
Groups that can help with maintaining a healthy weight
have answered that your clothes sizes have increased in the last 3-6 months.
If this has happened without you trying to, and is something that you would
like help with, you may find that exercising or participating in group
activities may help. If you do not feel confident, we have found going with
someone you know might make you feel more comfortable.
Groups that support and advise carers
following service(s) provide help and support for Carers:
Service Name: The Rees Foundation