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Rotherham AGE UK - Support for older people during coronavirus Posted on 27 Nov 2020

Receive a regular friendly phone call or join others in a virtual activity club

We’ve introduced two new services to help older people in Rotherham and their carers keep in touch with others during the current pandemic.

  • Wellbeing calls - a free, regular phone call from a member of our experienced Age UK Rotherham team to check you’re OK and help to sort any difficulties you may be having.
  • Virtual activity clubs - a regular group phone call you dial into with activities such as bingo, quizzes and reminiscence hosted by one of our friendly team (these are free to join but call costs may apply).

Both services are available to all older people in the Rotherham Borough. If you think they could help you call our team on 07782 550 926

Visit our website www.ageuk.org.uk/rotherham
Email csssupport@ageukrotherham.org

Along with our new services, we provide a range of practical and useful support for older people in Rotherham.

Do you need our help?

Information and advice service

Our free and confidential information and advice service is for all older people, their families and carers in Rotherham.

Right now this is a telephone based service and is available between 9am and 4pm Monday to Friday.

We can also help with benefit applications including Attendance Allowance, Blue Badges and benefit checks.

Call our team on 01709 835 214 (choose option 2)

Please note that our services may change if we have to adapt to revised Government guidelines because of the coronavirus.

Other services include:

  • A Little Bit of Help*
    Practical help and support with everyday tasks to help you stay independent for longer.
    *There is a charge for this service.
  • Hospital Aftercare Service
    Hospital stay? We could help with some short term support to help you settle back at home again.

For more about these services visit our website or call 01709 786 955.

Age UK Rotherham, Galax Business Centre, Eastwood Trading Estate, Fitzwilliam Road, Rotherham S65 1SL

Visit www.ageuk.org.uk/rotherham
call 01709 835 214 or email info@ageukrotherham.org

Age UK Rotherham is an independent local charity that works with and for older people in Rotherham. Registered charity number 1039771.

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