Help us to support our older residents beyond the Covid-19 pandemic
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.
The Coronavirus has meant that Age UK Westminster has had to expand its’ activities to provide more personal social contact and delivery services to needy older residents in Westminster than ever before.
We have over 400 known, isolated, older people who need support and the number is growing. An appeal for additional volunteers has resulted in us being able to double the usual number of these invaluable people.
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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.
Welcome to the latest volunteers' newsletter.
Our newsletter contains details of volunteering opportunities, support for our volunteers and much more.
Age UK Westminster's Befriending campaign. Will you help us give a lonely older person a friendship to cherish?
Do you need help learning how to use a computer or mobile phone?
Need a bit of help with managing your Direct Payments? We have advice to help.
Age UK Westminster offers a free and confidential information and advice service for older people, their families and carers.
Find out here about activities and events taking place at Age UK Westminster.
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