What is Age UK Connect?

Age UK Connect is a friendly and problem-solving provision with a focus on helping people self-manage their independence. We offer information, advice, signposting and practical support around:

  • physical and mental health
  • care needs
  • housing
  • finances
  • social interaction
  • engagement with community


Who is this service for?

People living in the districts of Mansfield, Ashfield or Newark & Sherwood who feel they have deteriorating independence or health through age, mobility, disability, health conditions or bereavement.


How much does this service cost?

Free


How is this service delivered?

This service is delivered in person via home visits or by telephone arrangement and can provide brief (up to 2 contacts) or short-term (average 3 months) support.


What support can Age UK Connect offer?

We can help you access:

  • Advice and information
  • Gardeners, cleaners and handyperson services
  • Home adaptations and living aids
  • Social activities, clubs and groups
  • Support groups, advocacy and talking therapy
  • Welfare benefits
  • Financial advice
  • Available transport
  • Exercise and falls prevention
  • Help manage long term conditions, including dementia
  • Carer support
  • Housing and care options


How to access this service?

Anybody can contact the service on behalf of themselves or another person:

 01623 488217 
e connect@ageuknotts.org.uk
www.ageuknotts.org.uk

N.B. Please note Age UK Connect operates in Mansfield, Ashfield, and Newark & Sherwood.

To access this service in Gedling, Rushcliffe or Broxtowe please call 0115 939 5406.

To accesss this service in Bassetlaw please call 0115 844 3541.

To accesss a similar service in the Nottingham City please call 020 3535 5150.

Further information

Downloads

More information about our services can be found in our handy leaflets and flyers.

If you would like to know any further information, contact us.