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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

OUR ACTIVITY CENTRE IS NOW OPEN

We are happy to announce that the centre has now resumed many services. Under government guidelines, please be aware that everyone will be asked to wear either a facemask or visor when inside the centre unless you are participating in exercise or eating. Hand sanitiser will be available throughout the centre. You may also be asked to wait outside following social distancing guidelines should the reception area be busy. Please do not attend the centre if you are feeling unwell. Some services may be slower to resume than others so please check individual pages for updates.

Visit our Reopening After Lockdown page for details on what to expect when you arrive at the centre.

We thank you for your patience and understanding during this period and ask that you do everything to remain safe and healthy. We encourage everyone to always follow the advice from Public Health England as we continue to do so too: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

Age UK Hammersmith and Fulham offers a free and confidential information and advice service for older people, their families and carers.

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How to access the service

Book an appointment:

By phone: 020 7386 9085

At our office: 105 Greyhound Road, London W6 8NJ

Opening times:

Our information and advice officers are available Monday to Friday 10am to 1pm.

Topics we cover:

Our advisers are trained to help you on the following topics.

  • Social care - such as finding a care home or getting some help at home, and how it's funded.
  • Your income - help with applying for benefits and pension advice.
  • Your home - information on staying warm at home, home adaptations and how to prevent falls.

 

Additional Information and Advice Services

We are also working with a number of local partners to provide additional information and advice services as follows:

FREE Professional advice regarding wills and power of attorney

Appointments are now available on Fridays for FREE professional advice regarding wills and power of attorney. For dates and to book one of the 15 minute appointments with the Probate and Wills Service call 0207 386 2657 or email peter@ageukhf.org.uk
 

FREE Professional advice regarding tax

Appointments are now available for FREE professional advice regarding tax with Tax Help For Older People — Contact 01308 488 066 to find out dates and to book.

FREE Professional advice regarding care and support needs, home adaptations and help from the local authority

Appointments are now available on the last Friday of each month for FREE professional advice regarding your care and support needs, home adaptations and help from the local authority. Sessions are delivered by Lawstop. 20 minute private consultations are availble 11am-1pm by calling us on 0207 386 9085 to book.

Legal Advice 

Lawstop is a firm of solicitors specialising in housing, community care and public law.  They have legal aid contracts which means that if you are eligible you won’t need to pay for the legal advice and any representation at court.  They are able to take cases countrywide.  For more information about them visit their website at www.Lawstop.co.uk

 Tel.  020 8150 2588 or email info@lawstop.co.uk

Free booklets and online information