Category Archives: Local resources

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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Parkinson’s Cafe in Camberley

• There is now a Parkinson’s café running in Camberley on the second Tuesday of each month. It is held at High Cross Church from 10:30 – noon. It is “a friendly meeting place offering people with Parkinson’s & their … Continue reading

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Walk and Live Confidently

• There is a Falls Service operating in our area, as part of the NHS. It is called Walk And Live Confidently (WALC). I found a pamphlet in my local pharmacy about it, giving tips about how to keep safe. … Continue reading

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Talking Products

Talking products is the name of a company based in Romsey which sells products, such as pill boxes for which you can record a brief message as reminders. They target their uses at people with dementia though some of the … Continue reading

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Carers’ Hubs

There are several Carers’ Hubs in our area and I have received news of two more. Here are links to information about each of them. Fleet Carers’ Hub Yateley Carers’ Hub About the Hubs : The Hubs will act as … Continue reading

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Winter Wellness

Rushmoor have brought out a very useful pamphlet about keeping well in winter. It does have some useful information which only applies to Rushmoor; there is also good advice for all of us, wherever we live. Click here to view

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Carers Together Listening line

The Carers Together Listening Line is a carer-led charity that offers support for unpaid carers living anywhere in Hampshire. Phone line open 365 days, 9am-8pm. 0800 323456.

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