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Hot meals delivered straight to your door

Due to the pandemic, we have adapted and developed new services to ensure we can still help support older people during this critical time. Our hot meal service runs 7 days a week and has been a vital lifeline to many older people during the pandemic. If you or someone you know is struggling to access a hot and nutritious meal, then we may be able to help.

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Important Information Regarding COVID-19

 
Although our day centre remains closed, we have adapted ‚Äčour services to ensure our clients remain supported. We have developed new services to help support older people during this critical time, including our new Community Hot Meal Service, our Welfare Check Service and our Digitally Connected Services.

We have had no reported cases of COVID-19. For advice about COVID-19 please follow the link on the right to the NHS website.

Changes due to COVID-19

Due to the ever changing situation with Covid 19, we would like to reassure our clients and their families that we are still providing support and services to local older people. We have adapted ‚Äčour services to ensure we meet all the recommended precautions to avoid the spread of the virus whilst protecting our clients, our volunteers and our staff. We have also developed new services to help support older people during this critical time, including our new Community Hot Meal Service, our Welfare Check Service and our Digitally Connected Services. If you or someone you know could benefit from this help and support, then please do get in touch.

Many of our community based services can be delivered safely, at a safe social distance and all our staff have personal protective equipment such as face masks, sanitiser, and gloves.

Some services have been suspended because they cannot be delivered in a way that meets the current Government guidelines to avoid the spread of the virus. We are working hard to ensure people who rely on these services are supported.

If you are concerned or worried, feel lonely or socially isolated then please do get in touch on 01892 522 591.

Sandra Springett is the charity's Chief Officer:

"We are committed to helping older people in the community to stay safe and well in their own homes. We will prioritise those in the greatest need while protecting the safety and well-being of our staff and volunteers. We will continue to monitor updates on COVID-19 from the government and the NHS and act in accordance with their advice."

Our services for you

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.

Dementia Day Care

Our new Dementia Day Care service combines a safe, enjoyable experience for them with an opportunity for you, the carer, to recharge your batteries for a day.

The Write Partnership

The aim of The Write Partnership is to match older members of our community with pen friends who have common interests or simply share that feeling of excitement when a handwritten letter is posted through the door!

Advocacy advice

Our advocacy service is designed to support you to express your wishes. This might be a simple situation, perhaps to challenge a utility bill, or may be far more complex; perhaps you are being made unhappy by those around you.

Bathing service

We believe that your later years can be fulfilling years and we are passionate about providing a range of services, products and activities to help older people make the most of every moment.

The Computer Learning Centre

Want to learn about computers but cant make sense of it all?

Here at Age UK Tunbridge Wells, we have a computer learning centre, designed to make head and tails of all the computer jargon.

Trying to keep up to date with technology can cause a big headache for a lot of people, expecially as things change every day. That's why our learning centre is here to help you make sense of it all and find the whole expereince interesting and fun!

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How you can help

  • Donate

    We rely on your support to keep helping older people in Tunbridge Wells. Any donation, no matter how much, is greatly appreciated.

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  • Leave a legacy

    If you decide to leave a gift in your will to us, you will be supporting us to make life better for older people in Tunbridge Wells.

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  • Get involved

    Whether you fancy hosting a cake sale in your office or the experience of a life time by jumping out of a plane, there are always ways we can use your support!

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  • Shop with us

    If you like baking, why not help us with our bake sale to raise funds?

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