Alzheimer’s Society

East Anglia & Central Area                                   

01223 884031

Peterborough Dementia Resource Centre

01733 893853

Blue Badge Services

Provides car parking concessions for people with severe mobility problems and have difficulty using public transport

0345 045 5204

Peterborough City Council

01733 747474

Bobby scheme
Provides a service to older people in Cambridgeshire to help reduce burglary by improving home security.
01480 413311 or 07866 602 100

Cambridgeshire County Council – Adult Social Service

 A guide for older people

0345 045 5202

Peterborough City Council - Adult Social Care

01733 747474

Cambridgeshire Older People’s Enterprise (COPE)

01223 364 303 (10am to 1pm)

Cancer help

Cancer Help Centre – Provides support and treatments

 01223 840 105

Care services

Carers Direct   - NHS information and advice for carers

0300 1231053

Carers Trust - 0845 241 0954

Carers Trust Peterborough - 01733 645234

Cambs Carers Emergency Respite Scheme

0345 045 0345

Carers UK advice line

0808 808 7777

Carers local support teams

City/South/East 01480 373281

Fenland 01354 750010

Hunts 01480 377616

Citizens Advice

Cambridge 0844 848 7979

Rural (offices in Ely St Neots Hunts Wisbech) 0845 2451 292

CRUSE

Bereavement Helpline

National 0844 477 9400

Cambridge 01223 633 536

Peterborough 01733 348439

Dial a Ride

·         Cambridge 01223 506 335

·         Ely (ESDAR) 01353 661 161

·         Newmarket01638 608 022

·         Fenland (FACT) 01354 661 234

·         Huntingdon (HACT) 01480 411 114

.         Peterborough  01733 394545

Disability services

Disability Cambs provide services & information for disabled older people

01480 839 192

Elder abuse UK helpline
For information and support call the national helpline – Freephone, confidential and number will not display on telephone bill

0808 808 8141

Ethnic support
Ethnic community forum - for advice/counselling/advocacy

01223 315 877

Health services:

·         Red Cross (free medical hire of wheelchairs and mobility aids for  example) 01223 868696

·         Mencap, now called Eddies 01223 883130

·         NHS Direct - telephone: 111

·         PALS – Patient Advice and Liaison Services
The service offers confidential help and advice to resolve problems quickly about the care provided by Cambridgeshire community services 0800 052 1411  

·         Parkinson’s Disease Society Helpline - Information Line 0808 800 0303

·         Cam Sight Cambridgeshire 01223 420 033

·         Cambridgeshire Hearing Help (formerly Camtad) 01223 416 141

·         Cambridge Deaf Centre 01223 246237

·         Sensory Service Team 0345 045 5221

·         Action on hearing infoline 0808 8080123

Library services (including Library at Home Services, formerly Doorstep)
For library services local to you

0345 045 5225

Meal services/hot meals services

·         Camms 01223 314 288 (Cambridge and outlying villages)

·         OWLS 01223 833 396 (Hinxton, Ickleton, Duxford, Whittlesford, Little and Great Shelford, Stapleford, Pampisford and Sawston)

·         Meals to Go (Wisbech, March and surrounding villages) - telephone: 01366 858020

·         Oakhouse Foods - telephone: 0845 643 2009

·         Wiltshire Farm Foods - telephone: 0800 733 733

Shopmobility

Lend out manual wheelchairs and powered scooters to the public with limited mobility for use within the shopping areas, commercial and leisure facilities.

·         Cambridge - 01223 457000               

·         Ely - 01353 666 655

·         Newmarket - 01638 719749

·         Huntingdon - 01480 432793

·         Peterborough - 01733 313 133

·         Wisbech – 01945 463772

Please email informationservices@ageukcap.org.uk if you know any numbers/details listed here are incorrect so we can amend/delete the details.  Many thanks