Category Archives: Local resources

FPH change to visiting times

Given the current rise in Covid-19 cases locally, Frimley Park Hospital have had to change their protocols about visiting in-patients. The following is taken from their website and this gives further details including phone numbers for different wards : click here  … Continue reading

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Links from October Newsletter

Here are the links from the October Newsletter. This should be easier than typing in the long web address. Healthwatch survey for carers in Hampshire : click here Healthwatch survey for carers in Surrey : click here How to Tech … Continue reading

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Getting help to stay at home

I recently spoke to a member who had some simple improvements done at home which made it much easier for her husband to cope. Most obviously this was a wide step and a sturdy handrail at the front door. She … Continue reading

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“Ready Reads” – getting books from the library

Ready Reads is a new service in Hampshire, aimed at getting real books (ie not digital versions) to people. How ‘Ready Reads’ works: (taken from their website) : Customers phone or go online to complete a form and share the … Continue reading

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Info and advice in Farnham

“Engaging with Ageing” , an advice service specifically for older people, has launched in Farnham. Engaging with Ageing takes place on the second Wednesday of every month at Farnham Hospital from 10:30 offering information and advice to help people make … Continue reading

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Camberley Care; help with transport

The Camberley Care website describes their service as follows : “The core of the service is the provision of a car transport service to provide reliable, safe and low-cost car services. Our team of volunteer drivers can take clients to … Continue reading

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Fleet Feet Chiropody

• Fleet Feet offers a professional Podiatry/Chiropody home visiting service for all your foot health needs. Contact Kevin 01252 811543 or click here to email . (Information taken from a leaflet about the service)

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Library books direct to your home

• Home Library Service runs in Hampshire and wherever you live in the county you can have your library materials delivered to you on a regular basis, by one of a team of specially recruited volunteers. Contact 0300 555 1387 … Continue reading

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Talking News

• You can get a spoken version of a local newspaper from FATN Talking News. It is a free service and is offered to anyone who has difficulty reading a newspaper because of impaired vision or a physical disability. You … Continue reading

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Buy with confidence

If you are looking for a tradesperson, eg a plumber and not sure where to turn, try using Buy With Confidence. www.buywithconfidence.gov.uk This is similar to CheckaTrade with the key difference that all the entries have been inspected by Trading … Continue reading

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