Category Archives: Local resources

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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Devereux House activities

The Devereux House Day Care Centre in Farnborough provides stimulating therapeutic activities with the opportunity to meet new people and have a freshly prepared two course lunch. Transport can be provided depending on criteria and location. Contact Victoria or Evelyn … Continue reading

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RVS Home Help scheme

We have received the following information from Rushmoor Voluntary Service about their RVS Home Help Scheme. “The scheme offers “practical help with light housework and shopping – helping people to remain independent at home for as long as possible. It … Continue reading

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Guildford : Community Alarm Services

Guildford Borough Council run a CareLine community alarm service. It provides a 24-hour emergency link between your home and their monitoring centre. When you press the button on your pendant or lifeline unit, you are connected to friendly and experienced … Continue reading

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Rushmoor Home Help Scheme

Rushmoor Voluntary Services Home Help Scheme offers “practical help with light housework and shopping – helping people to remain independent at home for as long as possible. It is a not for profit service set up to provide light housework … Continue reading

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