Age UK Faversham and Sittingbourne offer a wide range of services for people over 50 in the Faversham, Sittinbourne and Teynham areas from bathing to befriending.
Please find an overview of our community services below. For more information on each of the services, you can contact us using the details listed at the bottom of the page.
Our AgeUCan service, formerly our Hands 2 Help service, aims to support you to remain as independent as possible in your own home by assisting with practical and daily tasks it may be difficult to do on your own. This flexible service helps with everything from general cleaning to help with shopping. If you would like more information about this service, you can visit our AgeUCan page.
In Faversham and Sittingbourne, we offer an assisted bathing service, delivered by our professional staff and regulated by the care quality commission, helping you to bathe whilst maintaining your privacy and preserving your dignity. You can find out more about the service on our bathing service page.
We recognise the value and benefit of regular social interaction and friendship in later life. We provide a free befriending service where a volunteer will visit on a regular basis to provide companionship and ensure you feel part of your local community
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. We also offer a specialist Dementia Day Service with a warm, friendly, stimulating atmosphere. You can find out more about our centres on our Day services page.
You are always welcome to drop in for a coffee, sandwich or snack at any of our three centres in Faversham, Sittingbourne and Teynham from 10am -3pm during the week and the Faversham Centre is also open at weekends.
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 can find out more about the service by visiting our COGS Club page.
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.
Information and Advice
Our Information and Advice service can help you to identify benefits, help you to claim and assist with other issues, such as housing. The service can also assist you find other organisations that can help with issues that have an effect in later life. For more resources and information on the service, please visit our Information and Advice page.
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.
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. For more information on our Meals on Wheels service, you can visit our Meals on Wheels page.
If you would like more information about our services, pricing or how to access the services, please contact us.
You can contact us 01795 532766 for our Faversham centre or 01795 521052 for our Teynham centre, or you can email either of these at: firstname.lastname@example.org
You can contact us on 01795 477520 for our Sittingbourne centre, or alternatively email us at: email@example.com