Age Concern Windsor
Spencer Denney Centre

Information

e-Newsletter
We have noticed that it can be quite difficult for poepel to find out what is going on in the local area. To help improve this we write a monthly e-newsletter that includes what we have been up to, but also a sections on what is available in and around Windsor for older people. We make special reference to those with extra care needs/ with dementia but also include other helpful information. If you would like to recieve this you can subscribe to it here.

This information section contains organisations and services that might be of help to you and/or your loved one. This list is not exhaustive and is not a list of recommendations they are merely places that we know about. If you require more information our office hours are 9:30 to 3:30pm Tel: 01753 860685. Thank you.

Social Groups/Events

Age Concern Slough& Berkshire East- Old Windsor Day Centre
Supporting older people and those with physical and mental health needs, providing an enjoyable and therapeutic experience within a safe, caring and secure environment.
Website https://www.ageconcernsabe.org.uk/day-centres/
Tel 01753 854117
Email info@ageconcernsabe.org.uk
Alzheimers Dementia Support
Various activities for dementia sufferers: -singing for pleasure,out and about days in Windsor and Maidenhead, Connection dave, seated exercise, Moves and Groves.
Website www.alzheimersdementiasupport.co.uk
Tel 07516 165647 Terrie Hall or 07593 661848 Sandra Williams
email terrie.hall@alzheimersdementiasupport.co.uk or sandra.williams@alzheimersdementiasupport.co.uk
The Bluebell Club
Social club for seniors held at the United Reformed Church William St, Windsor.
Website www.windsorurc.org.uk/activities/
Tel 01753 858223
Driven Forward
Supporting vulnerable adults to participate in activities and trips. You will need referal from a professional body to participate.
Website www.drivenforward.co.uk/
Tel 07551081155
email driven.forward@outlook.com
King George VI Day Centre
They offer a wide range of events to suit everyone. These include live entertainment- singers, dancers and amateur dramatics groups. Flower arranging, seated exercise class, Arts and Crafts, Quizzes and Bingo.
Website www.kinggeorgedaycentre.com/
Tel 01753 853654
email info@kinggeorgedaycentre.com
Mens Matters
Support older men to live longer & live better by helping them improve their social lives. Drop-in centres, talks, trips, social events. Weekly meetings in Windsor and Maidenhead.
Website www.mensmatters.org/
Tel 07827 642504
email timwalker1666@gmail.com

Advice/Services

Age UK Berkshire
Providing a free confidential advice to older people, their families, friends, carers and organisations that work for and on the behalf of older people. Lines are open seven days a week from 8am to 7pm.
Website www.ageuk.org.uk/berkshire/our-services/information-and-advice/
Advice line 0118 9594242 National line0800 6781174
email info@ageukberkshire.org.uk
Carers Services provided through RBWM
Digital resources for Carers. RBMW website provides resoures, adivce and training to local carers.
Website wwww.rbwm.gov.uk/home.adult-soicail-care/carers
Carers Support
Giving Carers expert advice, information and support.
Website www.carersuk.org/
Tel 020 7378 4999
Citizens Advice Maidenhead and Windsor
Free, independent, confidential and impartial advice.
Website www.citizensadvice.org.uk
Advice Line 08082 787914
Cinnamon Trust
Charity offering temporary / permanent care of pets - including dog walking when the owners are unable, fostering if the owner needs a hospital visit and long term care when needed.
Website www.cinnamon.org.uk/
Tel 01736 757900
Dementia Care Advisors Team
Optalis act as a key point of contact to help you and your family or carers to live well with dementia, covering the Windsor and Maidenhead areas. We provide this support for and on behalf of RBWM.
Website www.optalis.org/locations/dementia-care-advisors
Tel 01628 683715
Email dementiacareadvisor@rbwm.gov.uk
Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service
They will perform home safety Checks
Website www.rbfrs.co.uk
Tel 01189 452888
RBWM Repair with Care
They provide several key services to older poeople. Repair with Care Serviceprovide by Housing Solutions, assits local elderly and vulnerable resdients with repairs and adaptiations to their homes, through the provision of a handyperson and Aproved Contracters. The service also offers help and advice to residents regarding repair isuses and sourcing grant funding.
Websitewww.rbwm.afcino.org.uk/organsiations/28928-repair-with-care
Tel 01628 545000 Monday to Thrusday 8:45-17:15, Friday 8:45-16:45
Email homeassistance@housingsolutions.co.uk
RBWM Adult Social Care Team
This is provided by Optalis. The team provide support and guiudance to help you find and arange the right care for your loved one.
Websitehttps://www.optalis.org/care-and-support-needs-assessment-contact-form
Tel 01189 778600
RBWM First Contact & Duty Team in Social Care Services
If you have any concerns that a vulnerable adult living in Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead may be at risk of harm or neglect, please contact the First Contact and Duty Team in Social Care Services straight away.
Tel 01628 683755 or emergency Out of hours on 01344 35199
People to Places Community Transport
Providing dial a ride, trips and outings for people thorughout the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. Also provide Shopmobility scooters, wheelchairs in Windsor and Maidenhead
Website www.people2places.org.uk
Tel 01628 587922 Windsor Shopmoblity 01753 622330
TAX HELP for older people
Tax Help for Older People is a totally independent services offering a fully professional and confidential service to all of its clients.
Website www.taxvol.org.uk
Tel 0845 601 3321
Windsor Voluntary Car Service
For people with limited mobility who need transport to Hospital, Doctor and Dentist appointments as well as Podiatry, Chiropractic and Physiotherapy appointments. We also provide transport for Supermarket shopping and Hairdressing appointments and other essential journeys.
Website www.wvcs.co.uk
Tel 07570 891842
Wise Guides by Independent Age
Free guides for later life. Our Wise Guides contain everything you need to know to help you enjoy older ages.
Website www.independentage.org
Tel 0800 319 6789
Advocacy People
This independent charity provides free independent and confidential advocacy services.
Website www.advocacyinslough.org.uk/
Tel 01753 415299 Email info@advocacyinslough.org.uk
The Advocacy People
They provide free independent and confidential advocacy services
Websitewww.theadvocacypeople.org.uk/
Tel 0330 440 9000
Email info@theadvocacypeople.org.uk

Furniture Rehoming/disposal

Sue Ryder
They support people with complex needs and life-threatening illnesses across the UK. Your generous donations are sold in their shops help provide essential care. Please ring for further details of items they can accept.
Website www.sueryder.org/shop-with-us/donate-to-our-shops/free-furniture-collection-service
Tel 03330 031883
British Heart Foundation
They will take any good quality furniture and electrical items to help raise funds to fight heart disease, the UK's biggest killer.
Websitewww.bhf.org.uk/collection
Telephone 0300 3303322
Thames Hospice
Will collect quality donations of furniture and homeware for sale in thier shops. The sale of donations raises vital fund to support the charity.
Website www.thameshpice.org.uk/furniture-collection/
Tel 01753 866303
Email home-furniture@thameshopsiceshops.org

Mobility/General Aids

FirstStop Housing & Care Options for older people
A single gateway to information and advice about all aspects of care, housing and finance. It will equip older people, their families and carers to understand their rights and options and make informed decisions.
Advice Line 0800 377 7070.
Website
www.firststopcareadvice.org.uk

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Spencer Denney Centre. Tel: 01753 860685 
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