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Home safety

Information on keeping safe at home, including gas and fire safety, protecting yourself from scams and dealing with floods.

Crime prevention

By taking a few simple, and often inexpensive, precautions you can minimise your risk of being targeted

Gas and fire safety

Take steps to protect yourself from fire and carbon monoxide poisoning and keep your applicances safe.

Preparing for flooding

Find out if you’re in a high-risk area and how to keep yourself, your home and your valuables safe.

Find out how your local Age UK can help with your home safety


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How the handyperson services work

We talk to handyperson Dave Laurence to understand just what his job entails.

Sir Naim Dangoor

We are grateful for the generous support of the late Sir Naim Dangoor, CBE, and the Exilarch's Foundation.

For more information call Age UK on 0800 055 6112

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