Older People

BaNES Council: Considering a Care Home?

Sometimes staying in your own home becomes too difficult. This may be because of the medical treatment you need or because you cannot complete day-to-day tasks. You may be wondering whether you need to move into a care home.

Website: www.bathnes.gov.uk

BaNES Council: Staying in Your Own Home

Most of us would prefer to remain living in our own homes for as long as possible. We want to make sure you get all the support you need to live independently and stay in your own home.

Website: www.bathnes.gov.uk

ACE Neighbours

ACE Neighbours is a peer support programme where older volunteers support older adults to become more active and to engage with their local community. The programme which is funded by LinkAge Network, is being delivered by St Monica Trust in Keynsham.

For information on volunteering or to self-refer visitwww.linkagenetwork.org.uk

Telephone: Catherine Robinson, Project Officer 0781 763 2963 / 0117 305 2365

Email: catherine.robinson@stmonicatrust.org.uk

Keynsham Dementia Action Alliance

Keynsham Dementia Action Alliance is a newly formed group located in Keynsham and registered with the Alzheimer’s Society. It has been established with a view to making Keynsham and Saltford dementia friendly.

Telephone: 01179 837923

Website: www.keynshamdaa.co.uk

Email: dementiafriendlykeynsham@gmail.com

Active Ageing Service

The Active Ageing service is provided by Health Visitors. The team aim to enable older people to continue to be independent in their own homes and to promote quality of life by improving health and reducing inequalities, with a focus on social, emotional and physical health.

This service is for adults aged 80-84 years old who are registered with a GP in Bath & North East Somerset.

Tel: 01225 831 839

Website: bathneshealthandcare.nhs.uk

Self-Refer: It is now possible for patients over 80 who is living in their own home (and / or their relatives) to self-refer to this service. Please call 01225 831 400 to make a referral.

Age UK: Bath & North East Somerset

We are a local, independent charity serving local people. Although part of the Age UK family, all the money we raise is used to support people in B&NES. We rely on the generosity of the local community, businesses and people just like you to help us keep our services running in Bath & North East Somerset.

Telephone: 01225 466135

Fax: 01225 464321

Website: www.ageuk.org.uk

Email: reception@ageukbanes.co.uk


Dementia UK offers specialist one-to-one support and expert advice for people living with dementia.

Telephone: 0800 888 6678

Website: www.dementiauk.org

Silver Line

Free phone support for older people, 24 hours a day.

Telephone: 0800 4708 090

Website: www.thesilverline.org.uk