Did you know that Age UK Faversham & Sittingbourne offers services to anyone over the age of 50 and that we have a wide range of services in your area?
Our high quality personal care service has a reputation of offering good quality, consistent care. We understand how good personal care can make a huge difference to your quality of life. Our staff are well trained, friendly, genuinely care and will work to ensure that they maintain your independence, dignity and choice.
Meals on Wheels
Freshly cooked lunch delivered to your home every day
Our Meals on Wheels Service offers a freshly cooked, two course lunch and can deliver to the Faversham and Sittingbourne areas and surrounding villages 7 days a week, 365 days per year.
Information and Advice
We offer a free and impartial service providing a wide range of up to date information, advice and assistance on entitlement and claiming benefits, accessing aids and equipment for disability, and accessing public services. We can also help with form filling, making appointments and arranging transport.
In Faversham and Teynham we can help you bathe either in your own home or at our centre. In Sittingbourne we currently only offer help bathing at our centre but we are hoping to offer help to bathe at home soon. Our bathing staff are highly trained and will help you bathe safely and with dignity.
We recognise the value and benefit of friendship and provide a free befriending service where a volunteer will visit you on a regular basis.
You can access our popular day care services in Sittingbourne, Faversham or Teynham, using our transport service, where you can have lunch and meet new friends. You can also make your own way to any one of our centres and drop in to join in the activities, have a cup of tea or a hot lunch.
Day Services for people living with Dementia
We offer a specialist Dementia Day Service with a warm, friendly, stimulating atmosphere.
The COGS Club is for those living with mild or moderate Dementia and uses Cognitive Stimulation Therapy to help develop and maintain an active mind.
You are always welcome to drop in for a coffee, sandwich or snack at any of our centres from 10am -3pm during the week and the Faversham Centre is also open at weekends.
Advocacy enables people to make informed choices and supports people when it is difficult for them to speak up for themselves. Our Advocacy Service is free and covers Faversham, Sittingbourne, the Isle of Sheppey, Canterbury, Herne Bay and Whitstable.
Care Navigator offers free, impartial, confidential advice aimed at people over 50 who feel they need extra support to enable them to remain independent in their own home. Clients referred by a health professional can be aged 18 or over.
The Care Navigator can also help you access aids and equipment to enable you to continuing living safely at home.
Dementia Carer Support
We can offer you one to one support and advice to help make life easier. We can also offer a listening ear and at our Dementia Cafés you can meet other people caring for those living with Dementia.