Our Advocacy service provides support to people who have been assessed as being unable to make decisions for themselves.
We provide a variety of support depending on the needs of the older person, including support to move into a nursing home and to challenge benefit decisions
All referrals to this service come from Voiceability. Voiceability can be reached on 0300 330 0642.
Our Information and Advice Service offers FREE, independent information and advice on all issues of concern to older people, their families and carers
We are asked about anything and everything and if we cannot answer your query ourselves we can usually find someone who can.
We provide informatin and advice by phone, through factsheets, via our website and we can also visit you in your home.
If you would like to speak to us, please call our dedicated Information and Advice Line on 0345 124 0423 between 10 am and 4 pm Monday to Thursday. Outside of these hours this phone diverts to Age UK’s national line (0800 0286654) We also offer appointments and surgeries at other times.
Age UK Brent can provide companionship visits to people over 75, who live in Brent
These visits are usually once a week and last for one hour. Companionship can mean different things to different people, with some people playing board games, doing the crossword together or talking.
Most of the older people live alone, or with someone of a similar age and are unable to get out of the hosue easily.
The service does not provide practical assistance, such as cleaning and shopping.
To find out more, contact Jackie on 020 3771 5262
Age UK Brent can refer to a local Will Writing and Advocacy Service
The will writer will discuss your requirements and write your Will, making sure that your wishes are clearly stated.
He can also help you set up Power of Attorney, enabling you to identify who you wish to manage decisions about your care and/or finances in the event that you are no longer make these decisions yourself.
The Will Writing and Power of Attorney Service is not free, however is lower cost.
If you would like to speak to our will writer please call us on 020 8965 7711 or email firstname.lastname@example.org