Category Archives: Local resources

February 2024 Newsletter

Click here to view our Feb 2024 newsletter It has several links on it and I hope you find it easier to follow those here, rather than from your paper copy.

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Safe and Well fire check

Safe and Well is a free home fire safety visit, tailored to an individual’s needs that can help protect you and your home from fire. You are eligible for this visit if you are over 65 and/or who have mobility … Continue reading

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Free eye tests

Specsavers will do home visits for eye tests. You can either contact your local branch, phone 0808 258 7150 or go to their website : https://www.specsavers.co.uk/home-eye-tests/request-a-free-home-visit

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Podiatry information

Here is a link to “All About Feet”  which is in Fleet Road near the library https://allaboutfeet.co.uk/fleet . They also have premises in Yateley. They offer a wide range of podiatry services.

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CareCo mobility shop in Blackwater

CareCo mobility shop near M&S has a large range of useful items from major purchases such as mobility scooters, down to simple items to make your life easier such as walking sticks. Click here for their website. The website talks … Continue reading

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MHA Community activities

MHA Communities run a variety of activities in the Hart and Rushmoor areas. Here is their description of what they do. “Through befriending, lunch clubs, assisted shopping, activity and friendship sessions, outings, escorts to appointments and much more, MHA’s Live … Continue reading

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Everyone Active free membership

Everyone Active is offering free membership to people with Parkinson’s. For details, follow this link https://www.everyoneactive.com/promotion/parkinsons/  Your membership will give you access to the gym, swimming pool and group exercise classes. There is an Everyone active gym in Fleet and … Continue reading

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Parkinson’s cafes

There are two Parkinson’s cafes locally. The branch runs one at Gold Valley Lakes, Aldershot GU11 2PT on the fourth Friday of each month 10:30 – 11:30 Join us for an informal cuppa and chat. Ask for Annie There is … 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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