The Age UK Northamptonshire Trading department offers a range of products and services from several preferred partners. It is always the client's choice to make their own informed decision as to whether they use one of our partner companies or source a similar product from elsewhere.
Age UK Northamptonshire can provide help and support in many ways. If you have the need, we have the answer, so please feel free to call us on 01604 631030.
Extra support for Anglian Water customers
We're working in partnership with Anglian Water to help older people living in Northamptonshire get extra support.
Customers on their Priority Services Register get help with meter readings, help if the water supply goes off and advanced notice of upcoming work. You can also allow a relative or carer to manage your account.
Stairlifts and bathroom adaptations
Stairlifts and bathroom adaptions are available from our partner company Age Co Stairlifts who have worked with us for over ten years.
Handicare have ploughed decades of experience into developing safe and reliable, simple to use stairlift solutions that are designed to help thousands of people maintain their independence and stay in the home that they love.
Whether you need a straight stairlift or a curved one, a shower install or a complete wet room conversion, we are confident that you will be offered a great service by Age Co Stairlifts.
Age Co Stairlifts offers a next day service and a price match guarantee with a no obligation quotation. Where a stairlift is urgently needed it is possible, in certain circumstances, to arrange a survey in the morning and fitting on the same day.
To arrange a visit or for further information please call Age UK Northamptonshire on 01604 631030.
Age Co Alarms are our preferred partner for Personal Alarms, sometimes known as "lifelines".
The system plugs into a telephone landline and electric socket (sim only version is also now available) and the client will wear either a wristband on their arm or a pendant around their neck. Age Co Alarms offer a 24 hour service from their fully-manned call centre. Should you feel unwell, or suffer a fall, help is at hand. The call centre will either contact a nominated key holder who lives within 30 minutes of your home, usually a family member, or they can call emergency services.
To arrange fitting please call Age UK Northamptonshire on 01604 631030.
Now that winter is here, it's the time of the year where heating and keeping heat in your home becomes more important.
Age UK Northamptonshire can offer you one of the most efficient radiator reflectors on the market, through our partner company Radflek.
With no DIY required to install them, this can be a very efficient way of reflecting heat back into your home which would normally be lost through the exterior walls if not used. The packs arrive with easy to follow instructions and the thick foil coated sheet simply hangs on your existing radiator brackets – again no DIY required! This can reduce heat loss by 45%, saving you money.
Please call 01604 631030 to find out more or click on the link to order online and save 20% by quoting AGE 20 on your order.
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Most importantly you will be supporting Age UK Northamptonshire and helping us to continue providing essential services in the county.
- When you join, make a smile lottery will send you a welcome pack and your numbers will be entered into the draw for each week you have paid.
- Every week, your unique 6-digit lottery number(s) will go into the make a smile lottery draw and winners are chosen at random.
- Should you win, make a smile lottery will automatically send you a cheque!
Click on the logo for details on how to sign up to play.
Deep Cleaning Services
If you have a cleaning need, we have the answer. Our deep clean partner specialises in rubbish removal, carpet cleaning, steam cleaning, oven cleaning and more.
This local family-run company also carries out bedbug treatment, odour control, kitchen cleaning, body fluid treatment and food debris removal. They have recently introduced "fogging" ionised disinfectant cleaning to combat covid-19.
This is a competitively priced and trustworthy service.
Please call us on 01604 631030 for further details.
Key safes are a trusted and secure way to enable carers or the emergency services to access to your home if you are unable to let them in because of illness or some other reason.
Our Handyperson Service can supply and fit the Supra C500 model, one of two police-approved key safes, for £92.
We can fit the key safe securely to the outside of your property, preventing the need to leave keys in unsafe places such as under plant pots or stones. You can share the four digit code of your key safe with carers and the emergency services. This will allow swift access inside should the need arise.
Please call Jo Gunnett on 01604 611200 or 07824 321 857 for details.
Age UK Northamptonshire’s preferred partner for sales, service and repairs to mobility scooters, power chairs and stairlifts are BLR Distribution Ltd.
Based in Moulton Park, BLR work closely with our charity, providing an excellent service for our clients. They have over 20 years’ experience and can supply new products from the mobility range including rise and recline chairs.
BLR have qualified engineers on hand to help with maintenance, repairs and warranty to all their products and, whenever they can, for other makes and models too.
Please call Age UK Northamptonshire on 01604 631030 or click on the link below to see BLR's full range available, including, mobility scooters, rise and recline chairs, wheelchairs, rollators, walking frames, tables and rental products for palliative care.
Wills and Powers of Attorney
Making a will or arranging a Power of Attorney can be a daunting experience, but Age UK Northamptonshire can help make the process easier.
We can prepare and register a Lasting Power of Attorney for property and financial affairs and also for health and welfare for you or a relative. We can also help you draw up a Will, either a single or a mirror will for clients who have a partner.
You may wish to consider leaving a legacy to Age UK Northamptonshire. Gifts in wills are vital to Age UK Northamptonshire, helping us run our services that thousands of older people rely on every year. By leaving a gift to the charity in your will you are investing in the future, ensuring we can support vulnerable older people in Northamptonshire for years to come.
Please call us on 01604 631030 to find out how we can help.
Not far from the town centre in Northampton are another preferred partner for mobility equipment, Oakley Healthcare.
With an extensive showroom showcasing a wide range of scooters, adjustable beds, wheelchairs, rise and recline chairs and rollators, Oakley Healthcare's team offers an excellent service for our clients and can help with all things required for mobility issues.
Inside the showroom is a huge display of wide-fitting comfort shoes from the Sandpiper range and, with plenty of stock available, the right fitting comfort shoe can be found for you.
Insurance, warranties, repairs and maintenance of equipment is also available from Oakley Healthcare's engineers, who work on site to keep you mobile 24 hours a day.
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