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Coronavirus COVID-19

Published on 23 March 2020 04:16 PM

Practical Information and guidance on COVID-19

Information on coronavirus, including updates on how you can look after yourself and loved ones, comments from Age UK, and ways you can support older people.

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Coronavirus - Our Support Services

We fully understand the difficulties that will be faced by many of the older people in our community over the coming weeks.

We want you to know that Age UK Maidstone are here for you.

Meals on Wheels - Hot, freshly-cooked two course meals delivered to your door and ready to be served. £8 per meal. Clients receiving a meal can also opt for our new Snack Pack, consisting of a sandwich and snacks, for an additional £3. This will be delivered at the same time as your main meal.

Shopping & Prescription Collection - We can collect your prescriptions for you and any shopping you may need. £16.50 per hour.

Dementia Outreach - Delivered by specialist Dementia trained staff who will work with families to help you care for a loved one at this time. Supporting people with Dementia in their own homes with daily activities. £16.50 per hour.

Information & Advice - We know how important it is in these dire circumstances for people to have access to reliable advice and support. Our Information & Advice service remains available over the telephone or by post for the hard of hearing.

If you require any of these services please don't hesitate to give our office a call on 01622 753618 or email

How to help older people in your neighbourhood

Take part in neighbourly volunteering and help support older people who are staying at home due to the coronavirus epidemic. 

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Please support our vital services

Older people in Maidstone need our help now more than ever. Please consider donating what you can so that we can continue to provide our services now and in the years to come. Thank you.