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A service for older people registered with GP surgeries in East Northants, Kettering and Wellingborough to help them stay independent and safe at home for longer.

We'll help you stay independent

What does the service offer?

An Age UK Northamptonshire member of staff can visit you at home to find out how we can help.  It is a chance to talk through any worries you may have and explain the different services available in your area, such as shopping, medication to be delivered, transport to medical appointments.

We try to help you sort out matters which are causing you worry and can give advice or find out information for you

We can fill in benefit forms, open letters for you or make telephone calls on your behalf if you wish.

If you, or someone you know, could benefit from a bit of company or the chance to have a chat on a regular basis we can help you find a befriending service.

Who is it for?

For older people registered with GP surgeries in the East Northants, Kettering and Wellingborough areas.

How much does it cost?

This is a free service, although we may refer you to other services for which there is a charge.

Get in touch

Please contact the Collaborative Care Team through your local GP.

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