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We offer short to medium term support to adults (18+), both in hospital and at home after an illness, bereavement or loss of confidence.

Age UK Lancashire has teams specifically trained to help and support you.

In Hospital, our team can:

  • Assess whether we can transport you home and help you settle in
  • Discuss with you what help you might need at home

In your home, our support workers can:

  • Assist with shopping, light cleaning and preparing light meals.
  • Provide emotional support and companionship
  • Help you to gain access to any other support and services
  • Provide information and advice

We aim to improve a person’s health and wellbeing by supporting adults to recover and regain their normal independence. We will identify and help overcome situations that could cause further Hospital admission. Time-limited support is offered to assist you to regain your independence.

Eligibility Criteria:

Aged 18+

Living in East, North and Central Lancashire

Registered with a GP within these Districts

Opening times:

East Lancashire: 7 days a week, 9am - 8pm, including Bank Holidays.

North and Central Lancashire: Monday - Friday, 9am - 7pm and Saturdays 9am - 5pm, including Bank Holidays.

Contact details:

Telephone – Age UK Lancashire 0300 303 1234

Burnley: 01282 436414

Blackburn: 01254 734526

Blackpool: 01253 955282

Lancaster: 01524 387832

Preston, South Ribble and Chorley: 01257 444402

West Lancashire: 01695 586505


East District: Royal Blackburn Hospital & Burnley General Hospital.

North District: Royal Lancaster Hospital & Blackpool Victoria Hospital.

Central District: Royal Preston Hospital, Chorley and South Ribble Hospital, Southport and Formby District General Hospital & Ormskirk and District General Hospital