Work for us: Help at Home and Happy Feet Workers

15 - 21 May is Dementia Awareness Week. This is organised by Alzheimer's Society to raise awareness of the condition and promote the message that the hundreds of thousands of families that are touched by demetia every year don't have to face it alone, and to encourage them to get in touch with Alzheimer's Society.
As part of Dementia Awareness Week, many local organisations are running events and information sessions. Age UK Lewisham and Southwark is running three dementia friends sessions this week. For more information on this, please click through to the full news article below.
Visit Alzheimer's Society's Dementia Awareness Week page
Visit the Dementia Friends site to view a list of events in your area15 - 21 May is Dementia Awareness Week. This is organised by Alzheimer's Society to raise awareness of the condition and promote the message that the hundreds of thousands of families that are touched by demetia every year don't have to face it alone, and to encourage them to get in touch with Alzheimer's Society.

Are you passionate about supporting older people to live safely and independently at home in Lewisham and Southwark? 

We are recruiting enthusiastic Help at Home workers and Happy Feet workers dedicated to supporting older people living in Lewisham and Southwark.

The Help at Home Service supports older people with everyday tasks such as shopping, light housework, laundry, meal preparation and/or escorting to appointments. Happy Feet is a toenail cutting service in the older person’s home or in a community clinic. Training is provided.

Welcome to Age UK Lewisham and Southwark

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Age UK Lewisham and Southwark is a local charity who provides essential support to those over 50 in Lewisham and Southwark.

Are you looking for support?

Age UK Lewisham and Southwark’s ethos is to empower older people to make choices and take control of their lives and support, with our overall aim being to improve life for older people, especially those who are vulnerable and frail.

We are passionate about delivering services that match our ethos and currently provide a wide variety of services ranging from complex care services to smaller projects, with the aim to negate the financial, emotional and physical challenges that can arise in later life.

Connect with us

Call Age UK Lewisham & Southwark:

020 7701 9700 020 7701 9700

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How we can help

Information & Advice

We offer free and confidential information and advice on matters such as help with benefits, housing, debt and community care.

This is provided through our telephone advice line, appointments, drop ins and home visits.

Please note that our Yalding Healthy Living Centre drop-in service is currently closed until Friday 14th October. From this date, they will continue once a week on Fridays. In the meantime, please direct your enquiries to us using the other methods outlined on our Information & Advice page, or if you are able to, attend the drop-ins at our Stones End Day Centre.

Independent Living Services

Practical services and regular support to help older people live independently and safely at home.

Services for people aged 50+ including: a handyperson service, support to find new activities, exercise classes, clubs and day care, free home fire safety visits, benefits advice, shopping, housework and toenail cutting, support for carers and much more.

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Your unwanted goods help us support vulnerable older people in Lewisham and Southwark.

Our Services

Age UK Organisational Quality Standards

Age UK Lewisham and Southwark has achieved the Organisational Quality Standards (OQS) for local Age UKs in England. The OQS are assessed externally and endorsed by the Charity Commission.

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Age UK Lewisham and Southwark has also holds the Information & Advice Quality Programme (IAQP) which recognises the consistent, relevant and effective advice we provide to our clients.

 

Advice Quality Standards

Age UK Lewisham and Southwark has also achieved the Advice Quality Standards (AQS) recognising the high standard and quality of our Information and Advice service.

More information about AQS