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We are an independent charity supporting older people in Westminster for over 70 years. Our services aim to empower older people to understand their rights and lead more fulfilling and socially active lives.
We are beginning to have some in-person activities, following the government's Covid-19 guidelines. We are also running many online events.
The coronavirus meant that Age UK Westminster had to adapt quickly to meet the changing needs of our service users. We introduced emergency food deliveries, online activities, prepared meal deliveries, check and chat calls along with befriending and IT skills training. Our information and advice lines have never been busier.
These service changes have been made possible due to the generosity of some very kind donors. If you would like to help us continue the efforts of our COVID response please donate to our Just Giving page. All funds raised for our COVID appeal will go directly to helping older people through this crisis.
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Due to the ongoing concerns about the Coronavirus and the impact it may have on vulnerable people, Age UK Westminster have taken the decision to temporarily suspend home visits until further notice, unless a client is housebound and would struggle to meet in a community setting. Some group activities are taking place but staff and clients are still being asked to wear masks and interact in a safe manner.
Some face-to-face advice appointments are being held in community venues across Westminster.
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