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Age UK Lancashire office - Pendle

Map of your local groups and services

Address

Unit 2

Number One Market Street

Nelson

BB9 7LJ

Contact details

Telephone: 0300 303 1234 (calls charged at local rate)

Email address: nelsonoffice@ageuklancs.org.uk

Description

Enquiries and Trading Office 

We aim to be your first port of call for services, information and assistance. 

At our office you will be welcomed by one of our local Volunteers who can provide assistance and information or by one of our trained Insurance Arrangers who can provide quotes and assistance in the office.  

At all of our offices we have access to a wide range of fact sheets on issues that affect older people, including benefits, care, housing and health. 

Information can be provided or a referral can be made to the Charity’s services.   

Age UK Lancashire Trading provides a face-to-face service to arrange general insurance or other products.

 

Opening hours:

9.00am - 4.00pm, Monday - Friday

 

Services in the Pendle area 


Community Leisure, Social & Physical Activities

A variety of activities are offered throughout Pendle to help older people remain active and to promote health and wellbeing.

 

Community Links
Our volunteers offer short term support to help older people aged over 65 find support in their local community. We help them to become involved with activities provided by groups and give practical support where necessary.

 

Day Care Services
We offer a service for older people who need support in order to remain living independently. Our services are based on individual needs and may be subject to an assessment by Lancashire County Council. Private fee places are available upon request.

 

End of Life Support
We have literature available to help terminally ill people and their families make positive, informed choices about end of life care.

 

Home Help Service
The Home Help Service is available to anyone who is aged 50 and over or living with a disability. Home Helps are able to carry out a variety of tasks dependent on your
needs including general cleaning, laundry, shopping and local errands. The service offers
flexibility and choice, high standards and is competitively priced.

 

Hospital Aftercare Service

Our team of staff offer practical support in the home following discharge from a hospital ward or Accident & Emergency Department. People must be aged 60 or above and find it difficult to resume their activities of daily living. Support can be planned for a number of weeks. Contact the Burnley General Hospital Coordinator on 01282 436414 or burnleyhospitalaftercare@fsmail.net or the Royal Blackburn Hospital Coordinator on 01254 734526.

 

Information and Advice
Our staff have access to wide range of information on a variety of topics such as welfare benefits, community care, housing and health issues. Each office provides information booklets and access to Age UK factsheets as well as signposting enquirers to appropriate services for further assistance. We can provide additional support with form filling and casework.

 

Click here for information on volunteering opportunities in the Pendle area.