Funded by Tower Hamlets Clinical Commissioning Group the service is jointly delivered by Age UK East London and its partner St Joseph's Hospice Hackney.
The service is registered with the Care Quality Commission and in 2017 was awarded Outstanding following its inspection.
The aim of the service is to provide practical and emotional support to adults 18+ diagnosed with palliative care needs through a supportive holistic approach.
The support available is
- Personal Care Support e.g. assisting with bathing etc.
- Escorting to GP and hospital appointments
- Domestic Help e.g. laundry, housework
- Planning for the future
- Helping with decisions for your pets
Referral & Signposting to other services to meet your needs e.g. information & advice, advocacy, handyperson etc.
Our partner St Joseph's Hospice Hackney is offering Namaste (Therapeutic sensory massage) for service users living with advanced dementia.
BE PART OF THE STEERING GROUP!
Age UK East London is looking for service users, carers to be part of a newly established steering group for the Last Years of Life Befriending & Support Service who meet on a quarterly basis.
If you are interested in joining us please contact us for further information at firstname.lastname@example.org