Domestic cleaning now available
Our staff are able to visit clients' homes to carry out essential household tasks which enable them to live independently.
The fantastic support of local people and businesses is enabling our emergency shopping and prescription collection service to help hundreds of older people living in Milton Keynes who have no one to help them locally. In the first four weeks after 23/3/20 we did 224 shopping trips, collected 81 prescriptions and delivered 92 essential packs of food and household items. We also delivered 306 meals packs. Providing this emergency support is only possible because of donations to our Covid-19 emergency appeal.
The emergency service is separate to our normal Independent Living Service and we aim to provide help within a couple of days. All our volunteers delivering emergency shopping will have ID and are DBS checked. If you have any doubts at all about someone saying they are from Age UK Milton Keynes, please call us.
Call 01908 550700 Monday - Friday 9am to 4pm
The Independent Living Service is continuing to provide a regular shopping service to clients whilst minimising the risk to them and our staff. We have also restarted our Gardening Service for current clients.
If you are no longer able to do your own shopping or have a relative who needs support, please call us. We are able to make arrangements over the telephone, including organising a method of payment that suits all parties.
The Footcare Service has been temporarily suspended and our Handyperson Service is restricted to fitting key safes only. This will help ensure vulnerable older people can be discharged from hospital. Our lunch clubs have closed, following government advice to ensure the safety of our clients and volunteers, but our Cooks and club co-ordinators are telephoning club members regularly for a chat and to find out if they need any support.
Where possible the Information & Advice Service and Befriending Service will be provided by telephone.
If you call us on 01908 557874 and get an answerphone, please leave a message as we are picking them up and are doing our best to help.
Free, independent and confidential advice on matters that affect older people and their families.
There is a charge for these services which enable older people to live independently at home.
Regular or one-off help that enables older people to live independently and enjoy life.
Our quality marks
Age UK Milton Keynes has achieved the Age UK Charity Quality Standard (CQS). The CQS is externally assessed by quality assessment experts, SGS.