Charity (no. 1142294)
Age UK Lancashire - Padiham
"Until everyone is living their best later life"
We are a county-wide charity working with and for older people. We believe that later life should be valued and fulfilling. Through the services and support we provide, we aim to promote independence, enhance health and well-being and enable older people to access the information they need to make informed decisions about their lives.
We have a vision for
Lancashire where those in later life can make positive contributions to
the communities they live in, make informed choices and retain their
independence and wellbeing.
We offer a range of services to help older people across Lancashire make more of their lives. Please click on the green links for further information.
Age UK Lancashire provides an information and advice service for older people aged 65+ and their carers. The service is free of charge, confidential, independent and impartial. We are able to help you with a range of issues. This may be about claiming benefits, housing, health and care issues or local services.
You can choose the way to contact us that suits you the best
Age UK Lancashire's Day Time Support Service provides an opportunity for those in later life to socialise, learn or relearn skills and take part in fun activities. Services are delivered in a friendly, welcoming and safe small group environment. The needs of individuals are at the heart of the service which is delivered within appropriate staffing levels, supported by volunteers. Please click here for further information including eligibility, locations and contact details.
This valuable service
gives up to 12 weeks tailored support for older veterans, providing
information and advice, practical support at home, access to social
events and opportunities to become more active.
We deliver our Integrated Care programme across East Lancashire, bringing together voluntary, health and social care services to provide personalised support to older people who are living with long term conditions and are at risk of recurring, unplanned hospital admissions.
Our Home Help Service
offers flexibility and choice to suit individual needs, enabling you to
remain independent and comfortable in your own home. We are registered
with the Safe Trader Scheme and all staff are DBS approved and fully
insured. We aim to provide you with the same friendly, courteous and
professional member of staff each visit.
Age of Opportunity engages
people who are 50+ and who have low or no skills, to support them in
moving towards employment. The project is focused on the barriers to
training, work and employment, and addressing these barriers.
We offer short to medium term support to adults (18+), both in hospital and at home after an illness, bereavement or loss of confidence. We
aim to improve a person’s health and wellbeing by supporting adults to
recover and regain their normal independence. We will identify and help
overcome situations that could cause a further Hospital admission. Time
limited support is offered to assist you to regain your independence.
Find out here about activities and events taking place at Age UK Lancashire.
Events Listing - details of forthcoming events
Age UK Lancashire relies on volunteers to help us offer vital services in the local community. Would you like to lend a hand? Click here for details of current opportunities and how to apply.
Thanks for your interest in working for Age UK Lancashire - the county's largest charity dedicated to helping all local older people make the most of later life. Please see our list of current vacancies
Age UK Lancashire runs community fundraising events throughout the year, we would welcome your involvement and support to raise much needed funds for our work supporting local older people across Lancashire. Contact the fundraising team
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Age UK Lancashire Trading Ltd works with Age UK to offer a range of insurance and other products designed for people over 50.
We have 9 charity shops located throughout the county which offer a wide range of quality, nearly-new, clothing and accessories for all ages. Using these shops gives you the opportunity for a bargain whilst helping Age UK Lancashire generate much needed income. Or you may want to volunteer to work in your local shop.
Age UK Lancashire is committed to ensuring that the services we provide meet the highest quality standards. As one of our customers we want to know what you think about our services so that we can learn from your experiences and make improvements where necessary.
It is important to us that we maintain the highest standards and this is not possible without your voice being heard so please take a few moments to complete this form and return to Age UK Lancashire, Suite 22, Railway House, Railway Road, Chorley, PR6 0HW.
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