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Important information

Age UK North, South and West Dorset will continue to provide support to older people in our area who need us most. We are working as part of a multi-agency team in response to the impact of self-isolation across the Dorset Council area. Enquiries, signposting and referrals relating to loneliness, isolation, advice and information, need for support in accessing items such as food, cash or medication; and need for support in the home which is a direct consequence of self-isolation, will be passed through to our Communities Operational Support Team We are here to help and can be contacted by phone or by email:  Age UK North, South & West Dorset: 01305 269444  Email:

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Fundraising Appeal for COVID-19

Age UK North, South & West Dorset is raising money to continue to help older, lonely, isolated & vulnerable people who need supporting through COVID-19 across our area. We receive no Government funding for the important life-line we are providing. You can donate online by clicking the link or by Post: Age UK North, South & West Dorset | Rowan Cottage | 4 Prince of Wales Road | Dorchester | Dorset | DT1 1PW Email: Tel: 01305 26944

COVID 19 Information Guide

What this guide is about:
These are uncertain times, and coronavirus (COVID-19) is
affecting lives across the country. It’s a new illness, so we
don’t understand everything about it yet. But we do know
how to reduce the risk of catching the virus and spreading it
to others.
This guide covers what those things are, and how you can
continue to look after yourself and others.

A short information guide

The Herbert Protocol

The Herbert Protocol is a simple risk reduction tool to help the police in their search for people with Dementia who go missing. It encourages carers or family members of adults living with dementia to collate information on those who are vulnerable on to the Herbert Protocol form, which can be given to the police if they go missing.

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Expert advice

We offer you free, confidential and expert advice through our information service. If you need to know about social care, housing, scams or legal issues, we are here to help.

Help at Home

Do you need a little bit of support to stay independent in your own home? We recognise that a little bit of help with day to day tasks can go a long way towards helping older people remain in their homes for longer.

Foot Care

Are painful feet making you feel unsteady on your feet? Healthy, comfortable feet are essential especially for older people. We have a nail cutting service available to older people across rural Dorset.

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